Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Forecast For Central/NE South Dakota WC MN
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
228 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

With a surface ridge axis centered over the area today, winds will
be in different directions, with eastern areas seeing breezy
northwest winds while central South Dakota sees increasing southerly
winds. Min RH will range from the 20s and 30s across central South
Dakota to the 50s across northeast South Dakota and west central
Minnesota. Scattered showers and storms will move into central South
Dakota late this afternoon into the early evening. A few storms may
contain gusty winds.

On Friday, winds will gradually turn from the southwest to northwest
and become breezy. Min RH will range from the 20s and 30s again
across central South Dakota to the 50s over northeast South Dakota
and west central Minnesota.

SDZ267-172100-
Lower Bad River-
228 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....87-92.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 7100 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 104000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (60-70 percent cloud),
                    then becoming partly cloudy (30-40 percent
                    cloud). A chance of showers in the evening. A
                    slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance
                    of showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....57-62.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southwest
                    after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
LAL.................3 until 0400, then 1.
CWR.................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 11800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 14 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 203000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 90s.
Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 90. East winds
5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ268-172100-
Upper Cheyenne-
128 PM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........29-34 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 8800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South around 19 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 136000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent cloud), then
                    becoming partly cloudy (30-40 percent cloud). A
                    chance of showers and a slight chance of
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming west
                    after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
LAL.................2 until 0100, then 1.
CWR.................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........31-36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 9900 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 17 to 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 197000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 90.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
50s. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ269-172100-
Upper Missouri Coteau-
228 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 7000 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 85000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (55-65 percent cloud),
                    then becoming partly cloudy (35-45 percent
                    cloud). A chance of showers in the evening. A
                    slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance
                    of showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southwest
                    after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 9300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 18 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 197000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower
80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SDZ270-172100-
Missouri Coteau-
228 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 6200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South around 11 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 72000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (55-65 percent cloud),
                    then becoming partly cloudy (30-40 percent
                    cloud). A chance of showers in the evening. A
                    slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance
                    of showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....57-62.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
LAL.................2 until 2200, then 3 until 0400, then 2 until
                    0600, then 1.
CWR.................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 10700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 14 mph, increasing to northwest
                    around 26 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 252000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper
80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ271-172100-
Upper James River-
228 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 6200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 9 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 46000 or fair (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (55-65 percent cloud),
                    then becoming partly cloudy (40-50 percent
                    cloud). A slight chance of showers in the
                    evening, then a chance of showers and a slight
                    chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1 until 0100, then 3 until 0400, then 2.
CWR.................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent cloud). A slight
                    chance of showers in the morning.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph, becoming northwest 10
                    to 15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 8300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 16 mph, becoming northwest around
                    24 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 167000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. East
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SDZ272-172100-
Prairie Coteau-
228 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 4800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 19 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 78000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (55-65 percent cloud). A
                    slight chance of showers in the evening, then a
                    chance of showers and a slight chance of
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph, becoming south after
                    midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1 until 0100, then 2.
CWR.................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent cloud). A slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming northwest
                    10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 5800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 18 mph, becoming northwest
                    around 22 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 117000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................2 until 1300, then 3.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower
80s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs around 80. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SDZ273-172100-
Red River Valley-
228 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 4800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 23 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 89000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (55-65 percent cloud). A
                    chance of showers and a slight chance of
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....57-62.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southwest
                    after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1 until 0400, then 2.
CWR.................ZERO.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent cloud). A chance of
                    showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming northwest
                    5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 5600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 14 mph, becoming northwest in
                    the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 75000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................2 until 1000, then 1 until 1300, then 3.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower
80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MNZ039-172100-
Traverse-
Including the city of Wheaton
228 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 4400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 89000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (55-65 percent cloud). A
                    chance of showers and a slight chance of
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph, becoming southwest
                    after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1 until 0400, then 2.
CWR.................ZERO.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent cloud). A chance of
                    showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........56-61 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming west in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 9 mph, becoming northwest in
                    the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 51000 or fair (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1 until 1300, then 3.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 80.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MNZ046-172100-
Big Stone-
Including the city of Ortonville
228 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 4000 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 26 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 87000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (55-65 percent cloud). A
                    chance of showers and a slight chance of
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....57-62.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southwest
                    after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1 until 0400, then 2.
CWR.................ZERO.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent cloud). A chance of
                    showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........56-61 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming west in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5100 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph, becoming west around
                    12 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 54000 or fair (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1 until 1300, then 3.
CWR.................10 percent.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower
80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs around 80. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

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