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
627 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Winds will gradually switch to the northwest and increase today as
an area of low pressure moves through. Scattered showers and storms
are expected across far northeast South Dakota into west central
Minnesota, with the rest of the area remaining dry. The lowest
humidity this afternoon will be found over central South Dakota
where readings will drop into the 20s and 30s.

On Saturday, much warmer temperatures will move into the region as
winds turn southerly. A dry air mass will also move into the area
with humidity dropping to around 20 percent west of the Missouri
River.

SDZ267-182100-
Lower Bad River-
628 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 10900 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 16 to 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 242000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....57-62.
Max humidity........73-78 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph, becoming southeast
                    5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....92-97.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 7600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South 12 to 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 61000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper
80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ268-182100-
Upper Cheyenne-
528 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud). Isolated showers
                    in the morning.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 10400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 18 to 23 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 216000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming south
                    after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....90-95.
Min humidity........22-27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 9100 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 134000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs around 80. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ269-182100-
Upper Missouri Coteau-
628 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud). Isolated showers
                    in the morning.
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 9500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 19 to 26 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 199000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming south
                    after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....88-93.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 6900 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South 17 to 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 116000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower
80s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds
5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ270-182100-
Missouri Coteau-
628 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........29-34 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph, becoming northwest 10
                    to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 10100 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 16 mph, increasing to northwest
                    around 31 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 276000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........86-91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph, becoming southeast
                    after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 5300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South 17 to 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 90000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs around 80. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ271-182100-
Upper James River-
628 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent cloud). Isolated
                    showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........42-47 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph, becoming northwest 10
                    to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 7500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 13 mph, becoming northwest
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 147000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1 until 1300, then 2 until 1800, then 1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....54-59.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph, becoming south
                    around 5 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 4900 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South 14 to 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 103000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower
80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 80. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80. North winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SDZ272-182100-
Prairie Coteau-
628 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent cloud). Isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming
                    northwest in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 6400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 12 mph, becoming west around
                    13 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 73000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................2 until 0800, then 3 until 1800, then 2.
CWR.................20 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....54-59.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southwest
                    after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 4000 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South 12 to 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 71000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 80.
Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SDZ273-182100-
Red River Valley-
628 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent cloud). Scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming
                    northwest in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 5400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West 6 to 11 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 34000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................3 until 1800, then 2.
CWR.................50 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southwest
                    after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 4200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 12 to 17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 75000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 80.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
around 60. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MNZ039-182100-
Traverse-
Including the city of Wheaton
628 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent cloud). Numerous
                    showers and scattered thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming
                    northwest in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 4800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South around 8 mph, becoming west in the
                    afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 18000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................3 until 1800, then 2.
CWR.................50 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....54-59.
Max humidity........94-99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southwest
                    after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 3700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South 10 to 17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 68000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper
70s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
around 60. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
50s. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MNZ046-182100-
Big Stone-
Including the city of Ortonville
628 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent cloud). Scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph, becoming
                    northwest in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 5300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 26000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................2 until 0800, then 3 until 1800, then 2.
CWR.................50 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....54-59.
Max humidity........94-99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southwest
                    after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 3800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South 10 to 17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 64000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 80.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

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