Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SE SD/SW MN/NW IA/NE NEBRASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
507 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 249...256...257...258...300...301 AND 900...

.DISCUSSION...
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 20 TO 25 MPH BY THIS
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA. IN
ADDITION... WITH GOOD MIXING IN A DRYING ATMOSPHERE...AFTERNOON
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RANGE FROM AROUND 20 TO 25 PERCENT...THOUGH
SLIGHTLY HIGHER OVER SOUTHWESTERN MINNESOTA. IN LIGHT OF THIS...
ELECTED TO UPGRADE THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH TO A RED FLAG WARNING...
WHICH COVERS ALL AREAS EXCEPT THE LOWER BRULE REGION IN SOUTH
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON...WHERE SOMEWHAT LIGHTER WINDS
ARE EXPECTED IN A WEAKER GRADIENT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM
THE NORTHWEST. WILL WATCH WIND SPEEDS CLOSELY HOWEVER...AS THE LOWER
BRULE WILL ALSO HAVE LOWEST HUMIDITY LEVELS IN THE 15 TO 20 PERCENT
RANGE THROUGH PART OF THIS AFTERNOON. THE MOST CRITICAL FIRE DANGER
PERIOD WILL BE FROM EARLY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS EVENING.

TUESDAY WILL BE ANOTHER DAY TO WATCH FOR FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS...
ESPECIALLY IN OUR CENTRAL AND WEST WITH SOUTHEAST-SOUTH LOW LEVEL
FLOW INCREASING THROUGH THE DAY AS SURFACE RIDGE SHIFTS EAST...AND
STRONG MIXING LEADING TO HUMIDITY LEVELS OF 20 TO 25 PERCENT. WINDS
AT THIS TIME LOOK TO REMAIN SHY OF RED FLAG CRITERIA...BUT WILL
LIKELY BE ANOTHER DAY OF VERY HIGH DANGER FOR PARTS OF OUR AREA...
MAINLY ALONG AND WEST OF THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY.

SDZ255-220030-
LOWER BRULE AND LAKE ANDES VICINITY-
507 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 29 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........13 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7200 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 158000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......VERY HIGH.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.35 TO 0.43 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
                    24 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 5 TO 8 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 22 TO 27 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO AROUND 36 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........8 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4400 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 95000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......VERY HIGH.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.32 TO 0.41 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WARMER...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 36 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45 TO 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO
18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 65 TO 70. WEST WINDS
17 TO 22 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 33 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 45. NORTHWEST WINDS
16 TO 21 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 31 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTH WINDS
13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 45 TO
50. EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 35 TO 40. EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 45 TO 50. EAST
WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 31 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
50 PERCENT.

$$

SDZ256-220030-
MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY-
507 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE MORNING...
                    BECOMING 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 31
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........13 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6600 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 27 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 157000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......EXTREME.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.34 TO 0.40 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
                    26 MPH BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 1300...THEN PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 29 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........7 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4000 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 19 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 66000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......HIGH TO VERY HIGH.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.26 TO 0.34 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WARMER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTHEAST WINDS 19 TO
24 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTH WINDS 21 TO 26 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 38 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45 TO 50. WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 65 TO 70. NORTHWEST WINDS 16 TO
21 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 31 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO
19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
20 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTH WINDS 13 TO
18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTHEAST WINDS
11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 26 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 45 TO 50.
EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 26 MPH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
35 TO 40. EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 26 MPH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS 40 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 45 TO 50.
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS 40 PERCENT.

$$

SDZ257-220030-
MIDDLE BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
507 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE MORNING...
                    BECOMING 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 31
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........13 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6000 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 26 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 136000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......EXTREME.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.31 TO 0.41 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
                    26 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 24
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........8 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4200 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 12 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 44000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......HIGH TO VERY HIGH.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.21 TO 0.27 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45 TO 50. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 34 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 65 TO 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 21 TO
26 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 38 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS 45 TO
50. WEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 27 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 60 TO 65. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO
18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
20 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS 45 TO 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
28 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTH WINDS 12 TO
17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 27 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 45 TO 50.
EAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 24 MPH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
35 TO 40. EAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 24 MPH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS 30 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 45 TO 50.
EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS 40 PERCENT.

$$

SDZ258-220030-
LOWER JAMES RIVER TO LOWER BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
507 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE MORNING...
                    BECOMING 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........13 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6600 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 28 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 161000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......EXTREME.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.39 TO 0.46 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
                    26 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1300...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 28 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........8 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4300 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 55000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......HIGH TO VERY HIGH.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.25 TO 0.33 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WARMER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO
22 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 31 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTH WINDS 21 TO
26 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 37 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
20 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45 TO 50. WEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 65 TO 70. WEST WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 32 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 45. WEST WINDS 14 TO
19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTHWEST WINDS
14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTHEAST WINDS
12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 27 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 50 TO 55. EAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 26 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 35 TO 40. EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 27 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 45 TO 50. EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 28 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

$$

MNZ900-220030-
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA-
507 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE MORNING...
                    BECOMING 21 TO 26 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 33
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........13 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5900 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 27 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 136000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......EXTREME.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.31 TO 0.42 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
                    30 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 8 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1300...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
HOURS OF SUN........9 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4700 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 22000 OR FAIR (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......MODERATE TO HIGH.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.16 TO 0.25 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45 TO 50. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 31 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 60 TO 65. SOUTHEAST WINDS 21 TO
26 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 37 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS 45 TO
50. SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 60 TO 65. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 29 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40 TO 45. WEST WINDS 13 TO
18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
20 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS 45 TO 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTH WINDS 14 TO
19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 45 TO
50. NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 22 MPH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
35 TO 40. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 23 MPH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS 30 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 45 TO 50.
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 29 MPH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS 40 PERCENT.

$$

IAZ301-220030-
IOWA GREAT LAKES/ROCK AND LITTLE SIOUX BASINS-
507 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING...
                    BECOMING NORTHWEST 21 TO 26 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 32 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........12 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6400 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 26 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 144000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......EXTREME.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.36 TO 0.42 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
                    30 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 9 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1300...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........10 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4700 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 19000 OR FAIR (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......MODERATE TO HIGH.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.19 TO 0.26 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45 TO 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO
21 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 29 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
40 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 65 TO 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 23 TO
28 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 39 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
28 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 65 TO 70. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 31 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 45. WEST
WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTH WINDS 14 TO
19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 24 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
35 TO 40. EAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS 40 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 45 TO 50.
EAST WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 31 MPH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS 40 PERCENT.

$$

IAZ300-220030-
NORTHERN LOESS HILLS AND FLOYD RIVER BASIN-
507 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 1300...THEN SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING...
                    BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 31 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........12 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6500 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 27 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 149000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......EXTREME.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.38 TO 0.45 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
                    27 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 8 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1300...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........10 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4600 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 7 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 29000 OR FAIR (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......HIGH.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.23 TO 0.29 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45 TO 50. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 27 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 65 TO 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 22 TO
27 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 38 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
50 TO 55. SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 65 TO 70. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 31 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 45. WEST WINDS 13 TO
18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 55 TO 60. NORTHWEST WINDS
14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTH WINDS 13 TO
18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 27 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 50 TO 55. EAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 24 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 35 TO 40. EAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 45 TO 50. EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 28 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

$$

NEZ249-220030-
EXTREME NORTHEAST NEBRASKA-
507 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 32 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........12 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6400 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 28 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 158000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......EXTREME.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.42 TO 0.46 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
                    26 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 6 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1300...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 23
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........9 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4200 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 12 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 43000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).
MAX GFDI INDEX......HIGH.
REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.27 TO 0.31 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO
17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
40 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTH WINDS 21 TO 26 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 37 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
50 TO 55. WEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 65 TO 70. WEST WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 32 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 45. WEST WINDS 14 TO
19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 55 TO 60. NORTHWEST WINDS
14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTH WINDS 12 TO
17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 27 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 50 TO 55. EAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 35 TO 40. EAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 45 TO 50. EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 28 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

$$






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