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
928 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Areas of fog will continue over portions of eastern South Dakota and
western Minnesota this morning. Dry high pressure will slowly sink
to southeastern South Dakota and Nebraska this afternoon and
evening. Temperatures will rise to around 40 degrees, while relative
humidity remains above 40 percent. Winds will remain fairly light.

A surge of mild air and well above normal temperatures will spread
over the area on Monday. Winds will also become breezy from the west
as the air becomes drier, elevating fire danger. Relative humidity
is forecast to fall into the 30 percent range across south central
South Dakota, while above 40 percent elsewhere.

SDZ267-172200-
Lower Bad River-
928 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly sunny (30-40 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph, becoming southwest in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 3000 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 23000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....25-30.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 1400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West 19 to 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 29000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Snow likely. Breezy. Lows around 16. Highs in the mid
20s. North winds 15 to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 10. Highs in the mid 20s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
13. Highs around 20. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ268-172200-
Upper Cheyenne-
828 AM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 2700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 9 to 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 35000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (45-55 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....25-30.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (60-70 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 1300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West 22 to 27 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 33000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
30s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow. Breezy. Lows around 9.
Highs around 20. North winds 15 to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 7. Highs in the lower 20s. West
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
8. Highs around 16. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ269-172200-
Upper Missouri Coteau-
928 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent cloud), then
                    becoming sunny (15-25 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 2200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 7 to 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 21000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (45-55 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........94-99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 1700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West 20 to 26 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 40000 or fair (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
30s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow. Breezy. Lows around 8.
Highs around 17. North winds 15 to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 6. Highs around 17. West winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
8. Highs around 15. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ270-172200-
Missouri Coteau-
928 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly sunny (30-40 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........56-61 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 2600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 19000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........94-99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 1400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West 18 to 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 30000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower
40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Breezy. Lows around
14. Highs in the lower 20s. North winds 15 to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 8. Highs around 20. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
11. Highs around 19. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ271-172200-
Upper James River-
928 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly sunny (30-40 percent cloud).
                    Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 6 to 11 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 17000 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.....24-29.
Max humidity........94-99 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (60-70 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 1700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 18 to 23 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 38000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 40.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 30s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows around 12.
Highs around 19. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 5. Highs around 16. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
9. Highs around 16. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ272-172200-
Prairie Coteau-
928 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly sunny (40-50 percent cloud).
                    Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........69-74 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 2100 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 13000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (50-60 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........94-99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (60-70 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 1500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 24 to 29 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 38000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
30s. East winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows around 13. Highs
around 18. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Lows around 4.
Highs around 16. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
8. Highs around 15. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ273-172200-
Red River Valley-
928 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly sunny (30-40 percent cloud).
                    Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........64-69 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 2100 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 6 to 11 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 14000 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.....25-30.
Max humidity........94-99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (65-75 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 1200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 24 to 29 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 33000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper
30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
19. Highs in the lower 30s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows around 13. Highs
around 18. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 4. Highs around 17. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
9. Highs around 15. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

MNZ039-172200-
Traverse-
Including the city of Wheaton
928 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly sunny (30-40 percent cloud).
                    Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........73-78 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 1500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 10000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (50-60 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....23-28.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 22 to 27 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 7000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
18. Highs around 30. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around 12.
Highs around 18. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 3. Highs around 15. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
7. Highs around 15. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

MNZ046-172200-
Big Stone-
Including the city of Ortonville
928 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly sunny (35-45 percent cloud).
                    Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 1500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 4 to 9 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 7000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (45-55 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....23-28.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (60-70 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....41-46.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 21 to 26 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 9000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
19. Highs in the lower 30s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around 14.
Highs around 20. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 5. Highs around 16. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows around
8. Highs around 16. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

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