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

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FNUS53 KFSD 182008
FWFFSD

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTH DAKOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
308 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...

WINDS REMAIN BREEZY THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS...WITH LITTLE
WEAKENING THROUGH THE NIGHTTIME HOURS. A BALMY OVERNIGHT PERIOD IS
ANTICIPATED AS MOISTURE MOVES NORTHWARD. LOW CLOUDS ARE EXPECTED INTO
FRIDAY. CLOUDS WILL CLEAR...AND TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB WELL ABOVE
NORMAL BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH TEMPERATURES IN SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA MAY REACH THE 90S. WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A FRONTAL BOUNDARY...EXPECTED TO PASS THROUGH
EARLY FRIDAY EVENING. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THIS
BOUNDARY...WITH THE HIGHEST CHANCES IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA AND
ADJACENT AREAS OF IOWA...MINNESOTA...AND NEBRASKA.



IAZ300-191015-
NORTHERN LOESS HILLS AND FLOYD RIVER BASIN-
308 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            60           50
TEMP (24H TREND)      58 (+5)      85 (+12)     64           82
RH % (24H TREND)      95 (-3)      53 (-3)      93           39
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                S 13 G21                  W  7
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   SE 10        S 15 G25     S 11 G21     NW 10 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.23         0.03
PRECIP DURATION                                 4            1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   1 PM
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)              716                       1701
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             2348                      5582
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S 29                      NW 17
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                S 15                      NW  9
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 33                      NW 20
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  53511                     83919
VENT RATE (M/S-M)                  8407                      13185
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 61538                     96507
DISPERSION                         5                         5
DSI                   N/A          N/A          N/A          N/A
SUNSHINE HOURS        N/A          5                         7
CWR                   0            0
LAL                   3            3            5            4
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            4
RH RECOVERY           EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT
STABILITY CLASS

REMARKS...NONE.


$$

IAZ301-191015-
IOWA GREAT LAKES/ROCK AND LITTLE SIOUX BASINS-
308 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           60           30
TEMP (24H TREND)      56 (+5)      83 (+9)      61           81
RH % (24H TREND)      95 (-2)      56 (+4)      92           41
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                S 14 G23                  W  8
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   S 10         S 16 G25     SW 11 G22    NW 12 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.26         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                    0            4            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 AM         10 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         9 AM         CONTINUING   10 AM
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)              767                       1604
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             2517                      5262
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S 28                      W 18
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                S 14                      W  9
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 32                      W 21
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  64218                     85628
VENT RATE (M/S-M)                  10090                     13453
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 73851                     98472
DISPERSION                         5                         5
DSI                   N/A          N/A          N/A          N/A
SUNSHINE HOURS        N/A          4                         7
CWR                   0
LAL                   3            3            5            5
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
RH RECOVERY           EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT
STABILITY CLASS

REMARKS...NONE.


$$

MNZ900-191015-
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA-
308 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           30           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      57 (+6)      80 (+6)      60           80
RH % (24H TREND)      93 (-3)      57 (+6)      90           38
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                S 16 G25                  NW  9 G19
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   S 11 G21     SW 14 G23    SW 10 G21    NW 13 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.13         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                    0            3
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 AM         7 PM
PRECIP END                         10 AM        6 AM
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)              1052                      1903
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             3453                      6245
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 25                     W 21
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                SW 13                     W 11
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 29                     W 24
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  63544                     121289
VENT RATE (M/S-M)                  9984                      19056
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 73076                     139482
DISPERSION                         5                         5
DSI                   N/A          N/A          N/A          N/A
SUNSHINE HOURS        N/A          3                         8
CWR                   0                                      0
LAL                   3            3            4            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
RH RECOVERY           EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT
STABILITY CLASS

REMARKS...NONE.


$$

NEZ249-191015-
EXTREME NORTHEAST NEBRASKA-
308 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            60           50
TEMP (24H TREND)      60 (+5)      87 (+13)     63           83
RH % (24H TREND)      97 (0)       52 (-7)      91           38
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                S 13 G21                  NW  7
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   SE 10        S 16 G25     S 11 G22     NW 11 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.27         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       0                         4            1
PRECIP BEGIN          4 AM                      10 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            6 AM                      CONTINUING   1 PM
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)              669                       1698
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             2196                      5571
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S 28                      NW 17
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                S 14                      NW  9
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 32                      NW 20
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  52529                     83628
VENT RATE (M/S-M)                  8253                      13139
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 60408                     96172
DISPERSION                         5                         5
DSI                   N/A          N/A          N/A          N/A
SUNSHINE HOURS        N/A          6                         8
CWR                                0
LAL                   2            1            5            3
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            4
RH RECOVERY           EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT
STABILITY CLASS

REMARKS...NONE.


$$

SDZ255-191015-
LOWER BRULE AND LAKE ANDES VICINITY-
308 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            30           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      63 (+9)      91 (+17)     60           81
RH % (24H TREND)      94 (-4)      38 (-21)     83           31
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                S 14 G23                  NW  9 G17
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   S 12 G21     SW 12 G23    NW  8 G17    NW 13 G24
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.06         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                                 3
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 PM
PRECIP END                                      4 AM
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)              1599                      2211
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             5245                      7254
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 14                      NW 20
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                W  7                      NW 10
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 16                      NW 23
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  79308                     137336
VENT RATE (M/S-M)                  12461                     21578
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 91204                     157936
DISPERSION                         5                         5
DSI                   N/A          N/A          N/A          N/A
SUNSHINE HOURS        N/A          6                         10
CWR                   0            0                         0
LAL                   2            3            4            1
HAINES INDEX          3            5            5            4
RH RECOVERY           EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT
STABILITY CLASS

REMARKS...NONE.


$$

SDZ256-191015-
MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY-
308 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      61 (+9)      89 (+13)     59           80
RH % (24H TREND)      94 (-2)      42 (-14)     83           34
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                S 13 G21                  NW  8 G18
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   S 12 G21     SW 11 G21    W  7         NW 14 G24
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 PM
PRECIP END                                      4 AM
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)              1266                      1892
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             4153                      6208
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 14                     NW 21
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                SW  7                     NW 11
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 16                     NW 24
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  58206                     120063
VENT RATE (M/S-M)                  9145                      18864
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 66937                     138072
DISPERSION                         5                         5
DSI                   N/A          N/A          N/A          N/A
SUNSHINE HOURS        N/A          4                         10
CWR                   0            0                         0
LAL                   2            3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            5            4
RH RECOVERY           EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT
STABILITY CLASS

REMARKS...NONE.


$$

SDZ257-191015-
MIDDLE BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
308 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      59 (+8)      84 (+9)      59           78
RH % (24H TREND)      94 (-1)      54 (-2)      86           38
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                S 15 G22                  NW  9 G20
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   S 11 G21     SW 13 G23    SW  7 G19    NW 14 G25
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.05         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0                         1
PRECIP BEGIN          4 AM                      6 PM
PRECIP END            7 AM                      4 AM
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)              981                       1771
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             3217                      5810
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 20                     NW 22
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                SW 10                     NW 11
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 23                     NW 25
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  60355                     124822
VENT RATE (M/S-M)                  9483                      19611
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 69408                     143545
DISPERSION                         5                         5
DSI                   N/A          N/A          N/A          N/A
SUNSHINE HOURS        N/A          3                         9
CWR                                0                         0
LAL                   3            3            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            4
RH RECOVERY           EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT
STABILITY CLASS

REMARKS...NONE.


$$

SDZ258-191015-
LOWER JAMES RIVER TO LOWER BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
308 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            40           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      60 (+5)      88 (+14)     61           81
RH % (24H TREND)      95 (-2)      46 (-13)     89           35
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                S 14 G22                  NW  9 G18
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   S 10 G18     SW 14 G25    SW 10 G22    NW 13 G24
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.17         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0                         3
PRECIP BEGIN          4 AM                      7 PM
PRECIP END            7 AM                      6 AM
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)              1298                      1856
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             4260                      6089
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 22                     NW 19
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                SW 11                     NW 10
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 25                     NW 22
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  73493                     104319
VENT RATE (M/S-M)                  11547                     16390
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 84517                     119967
DISPERSION                         5                         5
DSI                   N/A          N/A          N/A          N/A
SUNSHINE HOURS        N/A          6                         9
CWR                                0                         0
LAL                   2            2            5            2
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            4
RH RECOVERY           EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT    EXCELLENT
STABILITY CLASS

REMARKS...NONE.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.



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