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
127 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Well above normal temperatures continue, topping out between 10 and
20 degrees above normal this afternoon. Winds will be less than 15
mph across much of the area today, with relative humidity values
staying above 50 percent. However, relative humidity values could
fall into the 20 to 30 percent range west of the Missouri River.

Low pressure will dive across eastern North Dakota and Minnesota
tonight, with windy conditions developing across our area late
tonight through Wednesday. Gusts of 35 to 45 mph will be possible.
Temperature will remain above normal, with humidity values around 50
percent or higher.

SDZ267-122200-
Lower Bad River-
127 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 1900 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 21 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 33000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (50-60 percent cloud),
                    then becoming partly cloudy (35-45 percent
                    cloud).
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........68-73 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 35 mph, increasing to 45 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....43-48.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 45 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 4500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 39 to 48 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 160000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Breezy.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 15 to
25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

$$

SDZ268-122200-
Upper Cheyenne-
1227 PM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 1400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 27000 or poor (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),
                    then becoming partly cloudy (35-45 percent
                    cloud).
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........79-84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 45 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 45 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 4300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 39 to 46 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 153000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

SDZ269-122200-
Upper Missouri Coteau-
127 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....43-48.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 1300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 26000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (50-60 percent cloud). A
                    slight chance of rain, freezing rain and snow
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 35 mph, increasing to 45 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (60-70 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........64-69 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 4600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 39 to 45 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 157000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs
in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs around 40.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
40s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

$$

SDZ270-122200-
Missouri Coteau-
127 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 1500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 26000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (50-60 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 45 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent cloud). A slight
                    chance of freezing rain in the morning.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 4600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 39 to 45 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 160000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

SDZ271-122200-
Upper James River-
127 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....41-46.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 1400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 19 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 22000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (60-70 percent cloud). A
                    slight chance of freezing rain. A slight chance
                    of rain and snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 10 to 20 mph, increasing to
                    northwest 20 to 30 mph after midnight. Gusts up
                    to 30 mph, increasing to 40 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud). A slight
                    chance of freezing rain.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........64-69 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 4300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 40 to 45 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 158000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

SDZ272-122200-
Prairie Coteau-
127 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 1500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 25000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud). A
                    slight chance of rain, freezing rain and snow
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....26-31.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph, increasing
                    to northwest 20 to 30 mph after midnight. Gusts
                    up to 30 mph, increasing to 40 mph after
                    midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent cloud). A slight
                    chance of freezing rain and isolated rain
                    showers.
Max temperature.....33-38.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 45 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 46 to 51 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 124000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the lower
20s. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
19. Highs in the lower 30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and rain. Lows in
the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Lows around 20.
Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the upper
30s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

$$

SDZ273-122200-
Red River Valley-
127 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....37-42.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 1800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 30000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud). A
                    slight chance of freezing rain. A slight chance
                    of rain and snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 10 to 20 mph, increasing to
                    northwest 20 to 30 mph after midnight. Gusts up
                    to 30 mph, increasing to 40 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent cloud). A slight
                    chance of freezing rain and isolated rain
                    showers. Isolated snow showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....33-38.
Min humidity........67-72 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. North winds 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 45
                    mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 1400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 46 to 51 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 54000 or fair (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the lower 20s.
Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
19. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Lows in the mid
20s. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

$$

MNZ039-122200-
Traverse-
Including the city of Wheaton
127 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........68-73 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 1600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 16000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud). A
                    slight chance of freezing rain. A slight chance
                    of rain, snow and sleet after midnight.
Min temperature.....25-30.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph, increasing
                    to northwest 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Gusts
                    up to 35 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent cloud). A slight
                    chance of freezing rain. Isolated rain and snow
                    showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....32-37.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 45 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 45 to 50 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 22000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows around 20.
Highs around 30. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
18. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the mid 30s. West
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Lows in the lower
20s. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

MNZ046-122200-
Big Stone-
Including the city of Ortonville
127 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........71-76 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 1500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 13 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 16000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud). A
                    slight chance of rain and snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....26-31.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph, increasing
                    to northwest 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Gusts
                    up to 35 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent cloud). A slight
                    chance of freezing rain and isolated rain
                    showers. Isolated snow showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....32-37.
Min humidity........67-72 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 45 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 1000 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 47 to 52 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 28000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the lower
20s. Highs around 30. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
19. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Lows in the lower
20s. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

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