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
1228 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...

An area of showers and thunderstorms will move east across the
region this morning. Breezy and gusty south to southeast winds have
been occurring within this area of precipitation as it moves
eastward. Otherwise, generally light winds will be observed this
morning in precip-free areas. During the afternoon hours, winds will
gradually switch to the northwest as a frontal boundary moves
through the region. Min RH today will bottom out in the 40s across
central South Dakota, to the 60s over northeast South Dakota and
west central Minnesota.

On Tuesday, high pressure will be in place over the region with
north breezes for eastern areas. Across central South Dakota, winds
will generally be light and variable. Min RH on Tuesday will bottom
out in the 30s for most areas, although some upper 20s may be found
over central South Dakota.

SDZ267-212100-
Lower Bad River-
1228 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent cloud). Scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms late in the morning.
                    Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe.
                    Some thunderstorms may be severe.
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph, becoming north in
                    the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 5600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....East around 3 mph, becoming north around 11 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 88000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................3 until 1300, then 2 until 1400, then 3 until
                    1800, then 2.
CWR.................50 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....53-58.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming northeast in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 7600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North 3 to 8 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 45000 or fair (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

SDZ268-212100-
Upper Cheyenne-
1128 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....78-83.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph, becoming northwest in
                    the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 7600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 7 mph, increasing to northwest
                    around 18 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 139000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....50-55.
Max humidity........82-87 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Mixing height.......Around 7500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West 4 to 9 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 39000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

SDZ269-212100-
Upper Missouri Coteau-
1228 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent cloud). Isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms late in the morning.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........48-53 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 6600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph, becoming northwest around
                    13 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 130000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................2 until 1300, then 1.
CWR.................60 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....49-54.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 7900 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 8 to 13 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 88000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

SDZ270-212100-
Missouri Coteau-
1228 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent cloud). Numerous
                    showers and thunderstorms late in the morning,
                    then isolated showers and thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce
                    damaging winds and large hail.
Max temperature.....78-83.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northeast winds 20 to 30 mph, becoming
                    north 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph, decreasing to 30 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph, becoming northwest
                    around 9 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 66000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................3 until 1700, then 2.
CWR.................60 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....51-56.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........29-34 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 7300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 6 to 11 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 66000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

SDZ271-212100-
Upper James River-
1228 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent cloud). Scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms late in the morning,
                    then isolated showers and thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph, becoming
                    north 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 4700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 7 mph, becoming northwest
                    around 9 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 48000 or fair (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................3 until 1500, then 2 until 1800, then 1.
CWR.................50 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....49-54.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 7800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 94000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

SDZ272-212100-
Prairie Coteau-
1228 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud). Numerous
                    showers and thunderstorms late in the morning,
                    then scattered showers and thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........61-66 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph, becoming north 5
                    to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 14 mph, becoming northwest
                    around 7 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 32000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................3 until 1300, then 4 until 1400, then 3 until
                    1600, then 2 until 1800, then 1.
CWR.................30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (45-55 percent cloud), then
                    becoming partly cloudy (20-30 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....49-54.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 7300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 12 to 17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 95000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

SDZ273-212100-
Red River Valley-
1228 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud). Scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........61-66 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming north in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 3700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 13 mph, becoming northwest
                    around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 22000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................3 until 1500, then 2 until 1800, then 1.
CWR.................30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (45-55 percent cloud), then
                    becoming partly cloudy (20-30 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....50-55.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 7500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 13 to 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 116000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

MNZ039-212100-
Traverse-
Including the city of Wheaton
1228 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud). Scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........62-67 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph, becoming northwest
                    5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 3700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 12 mph, becoming west around 3
                    mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 16000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................3 until 1500, then 2 until 1600, then 1.
CWR.................30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent cloud), then
                    becoming partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....50-55.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 7400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 13 to 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 119000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower
70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows around 60.
Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MNZ046-212100-
Big Stone-
Including the city of Ortonville
1228 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent cloud). Scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........59-64 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming north in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph, becoming northwest
                    around 3 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 17000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................3 until 1500, then 2 until 1600, then 1.
CWR.................30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly clear (20-30 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....51-56.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 7100 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 12 to 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 107000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower
70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
60s. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

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