Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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Spot Forecast for Horseshoe Bend...Dickinson County Conservation
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
131 PM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
The forecast has been updated for worsening fire weather
conditions expected the rest of the afternoon. The relative
humidity is not expected to improve the remainder of the afternoon
with values around 25% expected through sunset. At the same time
winds will continue to gust between 35 and 40 mph through the
remainder of the afternoon. While an isolated sprinkle is possible
this afternoon, dry conditions are most likely near the burn
area.

Temperatures this evening will remain mild with winds decreasing
in speed and gradually changing to southwest after midnight. A
cold front will move through late tonight switching the winds to
northwest. Much colder air will accompany the front with
widespread rain moving into the area by Tuesday afternoon.

.REST OF TODAY...

Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........23 percent.

TIME (CDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY COVER.......MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC
SKY (%).........78  79  81  82  83  83  81  77  73  73
WEATHER COV.....    SCH         SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
WEATHER TYPE....    RW          RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
TEMP............50  56  59  61  66  68  70  71  71  70
DEWPOINT........36  38  39  39  32  32  31  31  32  33
RH..............58  51  47  43  29  26  23  23  23  25
20 FT WIND DIR..S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD..18  25  30  31  31  29  28  28  29  23
20 FT WIND GUST.25  30  35  40  40  40  40  40  35  35
SMOKE DISPERSAL.FR  GD  GD  EX  EX  EX  EX  EX  EX  EX
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.8 1.4 1.9 2.4 2.8 3.3 4.4 5.5 6.6 5.7
TRANSP WIND DIR.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
TRANSP WIND SPD.26  35  40  40  39  38  39  40  40  38
CHC OF PCPN (%).0   10  10  10  10  20  20  20  20  20
HAINES INDEX....5   5   5   5   5   5   5   4   4   4

.TONIGHT...

Min temperature.....41-46.
Max humidity........76 percent.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY COVER.......MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
SKY (%).........72     73     74     68     66     67
WEATHER COV.....S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............69     66     61     57     54     51
DEWPOINT........35     38     42     43     43     43
RH..............28     36     49     60     67     74
20 FT WIND......S 20   S 14   S 10   S 8    SSE 6  SSE 2
20 FT WIND GUST.30     20     15     15     15     5
SMOKE DISPERSAL.EXCEL  FAIR   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR
MIX HGT (FT)....4800   1200   300    300    300    300
TRANSPORT WIND..S 35   S 23   S 12   SSW 10 WSW 9  NNW 9
CHC OF PCPN (%).10     10     10     10     10     10
HAINES INDEX....4      4      3      4      4      3

$$
Forecaster...Schumacher
Requested by...Aric Ping
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1707649.0/FSD



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