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
859 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Light winds this morning will give way to increasing southerly winds
through the day as surface high pressure departs. The highest speeds
will be found across central South Dakota today. Min RH values this
afternoon will bottom out in the 30s and 40s under partly cloudy
skies. On Thursday, winds will gradually switch to the west as a
surface trough moves through the region. Winds will become breezy
and gusty over central South Dakota as Min RH values drop into the
upper 20s. Further east, RH values will fall into the 30s and 40s.

SDZ267-242100-
Lower Bad River-
859 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South 10 to 17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 92000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....49-54.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........27-32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 9500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 27 to 32 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 235000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

$$

SDZ268-242100-
Upper Cheyenne-
759 AM MDT Wed May 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........31-36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to
                    35 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 4700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South 16 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 110000 or very good (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). A
                    slight chance of showers.
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to
                    35 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 9400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West around 22 mph, increasing to around 33 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 272000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Breezy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70. West winds
10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.

$$

SDZ269-242100-
Upper Missouri Coteau-
859 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South 11 to 19 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 106000 or very good (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),
                    then becoming partly cloudy (45-55 percent
                    cloud), then becoming mostly cloudy (50-60
                    percent cloud). A slight chance of showers
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....46-51.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........29-34 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph, becoming west in
                    the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 9400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West 22 to 27 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 222000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs around 70. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
North winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ270-242100-
Missouri Coteau-
859 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South 8 to 17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 99000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (50-60 percent cloud). A
                    slight chance of showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....48-53.
Max humidity........77-82 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph, becoming west in
                    the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 8700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....West 25 to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 204000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ271-242100-
Upper James River-
859 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph, becoming southeast 10
                    to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 6500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....East around 6 mph, becoming south around 14 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 97000 or good (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.....47-52.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 20 mph, becoming west 10 to
                    15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 8400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South around 27 mph, becoming west around 18
                    mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 155000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

$$

SDZ272-242100-
Prairie Coteau-
859 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph, becoming southeast in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 7 mph, becoming southeast
                    around 9 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 67000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent cloud). A slight
                    chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........42-47 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South around 34 mph, becoming southwest around
                    19 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 111000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs around 70. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ273-242100-
Red River Valley-
859 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly sunny (40-50 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....63-68.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph, becoming
                    southeast in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 6 mph, becoming southeast
                    around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 65000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent cloud). A slight
                    chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........42-47 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5900 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South around 31 mph, becoming southwest around
                    21 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 122000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
around 50. Highs around 70. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

$$

MNZ039-242100-
Traverse-
Including the city of Wheaton
859 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly sunny (40-50 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....63-68.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....East around 7 mph, becoming southeast around 11
                    mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 67000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent cloud). A slight
                    chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5900 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South 25 to 31 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 143000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
around 50. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

MNZ046-242100-
Big Stone-
Including the city of Ortonville
859 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent cloud), then
                    becoming mostly sunny (40-50 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph, becoming
                    southeast in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 6 mph, becoming southeast
                    around 9 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 59000 or fair (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (60-70 percent cloud). A slight
                    chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5900 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....South 24 to 29 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 133000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s. West
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows around
50. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the lower 50s. Highs around 70. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

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