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
330 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

.DISCUSSION...

A potent cold front will drop south across the area tonight,
bringing breezy and gusty northwest winds and much colder
temperatures through Tuesday. Relative humidity on Tuesday is
forecast to bottom out in the 30s and 40s by afternoon.

Wednesday`s winds will switch back to the south ahead of an
approaching low pressure system, but are then expected to switch
direction later in the day as the low pressure moves through.
Relative humidity will range from 40 to 50 percent for most areas
Wednesday afternoon.

SDZ267-202230-
Lower Bad River-
330 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........19-24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 1900 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 31 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 37000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent cloud), then
                    becoming partly cloudy (35-45 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....21-26.
Max humidity........59-64 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph,
                    increasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight.
                    Gusts up to 25 mph, increasing to 35 mph after
                    midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....29-34.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 35 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 33 mph, decreasing to around
                    19 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 68000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the mid 50s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Breezy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 60s. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ268-202230-
Upper Cheyenne-
230 PM MST Mon Nov 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........17-22 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 45 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 36 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 103000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent cloud), then
                    becoming partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....14-19.
Max humidity........63-68 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 35 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....25-30.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 35 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 2900 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 32 mph, decreasing to around
                    18 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 54000 or fair (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the lower 50s.
South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 60.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Breezy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
mid 50s. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 40s.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
40s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ269-202230-
Upper Missouri Coteau-
330 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 35 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 2700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 32 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 69000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....13-18.
Max humidity........70-75 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 35 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....23-28.
Min humidity........42-47 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 35 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 3000 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 33 mph, decreasing to around
                    20 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 61000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs in the lower 40s.
Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Breezy. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower
40s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the upper
30s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SDZ270-202230-
Missouri Coteau-
330 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........22-27 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 1500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 32000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent cloud), then
                    becoming partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....18-23.
Max humidity........61-66 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph,
                    increasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight.
                    Gusts up to 25 mph, increasing to 35 mph after
                    midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....26-31.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph,
                    diminishing to 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
                    Gusts up to 35 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 3100 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 33 mph, decreasing to around
                    20 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 66000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the upper 40s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 50s.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Breezy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
40s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
40s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SDZ271-202230-
Upper James River-
330 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 1500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 29000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....16-21.
Max humidity........67-72 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 35 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....25-30.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph,
                    diminishing to 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
                    Gusts up to 35 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 3400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 37 mph, decreasing to around
                    21 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 72000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 10. Highs in the upper 30s.
Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 40.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper 30s.
East winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ272-202230-
Prairie Coteau-
330 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 29 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 19000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....15-20.
Max humidity........72-77 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....23-28.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph,
                    diminishing to 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 3100 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 38 mph, decreasing to around
                    25 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 78000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 10. Highs in the mid 30s.
Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
40s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the mid 30s. East
winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SDZ273-202230-
Red River Valley-
330 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........29-34 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 900 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 27 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 23000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (55-65 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....17-22.
Max humidity........68-73 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....25-30.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph,
                    diminishing to 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 3500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 41 mph, decreasing to around
                    26 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 95000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs in the mid 30s.
Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower
40s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the lower 30s.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

MNZ039-202230-
Traverse-
Including the city of Wheaton
330 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 9000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (55-65 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....18-23.
Max humidity........71-76 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph, increasing
                    to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 40
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....24-29.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph in the morning.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 39 mph, decreasing to around
                    27 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 97000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Lows around 12.
Highs in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the upper
30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs around 50. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the lower 30s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MNZ046-202230-
Big Stone-
Including the city of Ortonville
330 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 5000 or poor (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (60-70 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....18-23.
Max humidity........71-76 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph, increasing
                    to 20 to 30 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 30
                    mph, increasing to 40 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent cloud), then
                    becoming sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....25-30.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph in the morning.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 41 mph, decreasing to around
                    28 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 98000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs in the mid 30s.
Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 40.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the lower 30s.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

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