Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NE WYOMING AND WRN SOUTH DAKOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
324 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...260...261...262...
263...264...297...298...AND 299...

.DISCUSSION...NEAR RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY
IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE
NORTHWEST AND INCREASE AS A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE
AREA.

HIGHS WILL BE IN THE 70S TO AROUND 80...WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES NEAR 15 PERCENT. WEST WINDS WILL BE 20 TO 30 MPH
AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST
BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...WITH GUSTS OF 50 TO 60 MPH LIKELY. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...LOW HUMIDITY...GUSTY WINDS...AND
COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

WYZ297-282315-
NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GILLETTE
324 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MIN HUMIDITY........16 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
                    WEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8600 TO 10800 FT AGL.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-73 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VERY WINDY. NORTHWEST 30 TO 45 MPH DECREASING
                    TO 15 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 50 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 TO 7000 FT AGL.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS AROUND 50.

$$

WYZ259-282315-
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WRIGHT
324 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........16 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
                    WEST 20 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 TO 10200 FT AGL.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-72 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VERY WINDY. NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH DECREASING
                    TO 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 50 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 TO 6900 FT AGL.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

WYZ298-282315-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLONY...MOORCROFT...NEWCASTLE...UPTON
324 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MIN HUMIDITY........16 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8600 TO 10800 FT AGL.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-78 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 50 TO 55 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 TO 600 FT AGL.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 10 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 TO 7700 FT AGL.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50.

$$

WYZ299-282315-
WYOMING BLACK HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SUNDANCE...FOUR CORNERS
324 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........19 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    15 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 TO 10000 FT AGL.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400...THEN SCATTERED SNOW
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-79 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 50 TO 55 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 TO 1400 FT AGL.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 10 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 TO 7400 FT AGL.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.

$$

SDZ260-282315-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEAD...DEADWOOD...SPEARFISH...STURGIS
324 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........19 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15
                    TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8200 TO 10300 FT AGL.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    2400...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 50 TO 55 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 TO 1500 FT AGL.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 15
                    TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 TO 7700 FT AGL.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

SDZ262-282315-
SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RAPID CITY...HILL CITY...CUSTER...
HOT SPRINGS...EDGEMONT
324 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........17 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO
                    25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 TO 10200 FT AGL.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    2400. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED SNOW
                    SHOWERS AFTER 2400.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-69 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 45 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
                    INCREASING TO AROUND 55 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100 TO 1300 FT AGL.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 TO 8000 FT AGL.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

SDZ261-282315-
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLE FOURCHE...BISON...FAITH...
UNION CENTER...NEW UNDERWOOD...WASTA
324 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
                    SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 TO 10200 FT AGL.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400...THEN
                    ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
MAX HUMIDITY........69-75 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VERY WINDY. NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 40 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
                    INCREASING TO AROUND 55 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 TO 1500 FT AGL.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 45 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 TO 8200 FT AGL.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS 10 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.

$$

SDZ264-282315-
BADLANDS AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALL...INTERIOR...RED SHIRT...SCENIC
324 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.
MIN HUMIDITY........17 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH 10
                    TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 TO 9100 FT AGL.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    2400. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MAX HUMIDITY........63-69 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VERY WINDY. NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
                    INCREASING TO AROUND 50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 TO 1400 FT AGL.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 15
                    TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 45 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 TO 7600 FT AGL.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

$$

SDZ263-282315-
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PINE RIDGE...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...
OGLALA
324 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.
MIN HUMIDITY........16 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10
                    TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 TO 10400 FT AGL.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
MAX HUMIDITY........63-71 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
                    INCREASING TO AROUND 50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100 TO 1300 FT AGL.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 TO 7200 FT AGL.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.

$$

SDZ266-282315-
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DUPREE...PHILIP
324 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 TO 7000 FT AGL.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400...THEN
                    ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-73 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VERY WINDY. WEST 20 TO 30 MPH INCREASING TO
                    NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
                    INCREASING TO AROUND 50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 TO 1500 FT AGL.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH DECREASING TO 15
                    TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 45 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 35
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 TO 7800 FT AGL.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.

$$

SDZ265-282315-
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARTIN...MISSION...WHITE RIVER...WINNER
324 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
                    SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 TO 8600 FT AGL.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    2400. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MAX HUMIDITY........62-68 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 30 TO 35 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 TO 1800 FT AGL.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 45 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 35
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 TO 7400 FT AGL.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.

$$




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