Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Fire Weather Forecast For Central/NE South Dakota WC MN
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
545 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Strong winds out of the northwest will develop this morning, and
continue through the afternoon hours, before diminishing around
sunset. Peak gusts of 40 to 50 mph are expected. A Wind Advisory has
been posted for the entire forecast area. Grassland fire danger
index will rise into the high and very high categories this
afternoon as the strong winds combine with relative humidity values
of 25 to 40 percent. The strongest winds and lowest humidity values
are expected along and west of the Missouri River.

While winds should diminish this evening, they will still remain
breezy, with gusts of 30 to 35 mph continuing through Tuesday
afternoon. The strongest winds tonight through Tuesday are expected
over the Sisseton Hills and east. Minimum relative humidity values
Tuesday will range from around 25 percent across central South
Dakota to 40 percent east.

SDZ267-232100-
Lower Bad River-
545 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....60-65.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up
                    to 50 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 10400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 45 to 50 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 449000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....36-41.
Max humidity........71-76 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 35 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 5500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 32 to 37 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 161000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Windy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in
the lower 50s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Windy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
mid 40s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SDZ268-232100-
Upper Cheyenne-
445 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up
                    to 50 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 9800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 44 to 49 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 407000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........77-82 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........27-32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 5400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 28 to 33 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 133000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper 60s.
West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Windy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in
the upper 40s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Windy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 40s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
50s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ269-232100-
Upper Missouri Coteau-
545 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up
                    to 45 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 7700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 42 to 47 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 292000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........79-84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 35 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 40
                    mph, decreasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 4200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 31 to 36 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 122000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 60s.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Windy. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Windy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 40s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ270-232100-
Missouri Coteau-
545 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up
                    to 50 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 9700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 41 to 46 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 372000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (45-55 percent cloud), then
                    becoming partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........73-78 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 4900 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 33 to 38 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 157000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper 60s.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Windy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in
the lower 50s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Windy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 40s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SDZ271-232100-
Upper James River-
545 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 45 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 7200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 37 to 42 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 260000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent cloud), then
                    becoming partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........74-79 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 35 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 4500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 33 to 38 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 144000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Windy. Lows
around 40. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Windy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 40s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 50.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SDZ272-232100-
Prairie Coteau-
545 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent cloud), then
                    becoming partly sunny (60-70 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 45 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 6600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 37 to 42 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 212000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent cloud), then
                    becoming partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........77-82 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 20 to 25 mph. Gusts up to
                    40 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 3900 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North 37 to 42 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 132000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Windy. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Windy. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower
40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SDZ273-232100-
Red River Valley-
545 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 45 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 6800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 37 to 42 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 222000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........72-77 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 20 to 25 mph. Gusts up to
                    40 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 3800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North 37 to 42 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 139000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Windy. Lows around 40.
Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow. Windy. Lows in the mid
20s. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower
40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MNZ039-232100-
Traverse-
Including the city of Wheaton
545 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (70-80 percent cloud),
                    then becoming mostly sunny (45-55 percent
                    cloud). A slight chance of showers in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 45 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 6000 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 35 to 40 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 186000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 3800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 36 to 43 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 145000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Windy. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow. Windy. Lows in the lower
20s. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower
40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MNZ046-232100-
Big Stone-
Including the city of Ortonville
545 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (70-80 percent cloud),
                    then becoming mostly sunny (45-55 percent
                    cloud). A slight chance of showers.
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 45 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 36 to 41 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 184000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........72-77 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 3800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North 39 to 44 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 147000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Windy. Lows around 40.
Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow. Windy. Lows in the mid
20s. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

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