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
629 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Warmer temperatures and increasing southwest winds will be felt
across the area today. Skies will be mostly sunny with relative
humidity bottoming out in the 20s to low 30s across the region
during peak heating. The lowest readings are forecast over north
central South Dakota where humidity may fall as low as 20 percent.
Southwest winds will be breezy across the area today as well. The
winds combined with lowering humidity will bring high to very high
fire danger for most areas today.

A cold front will move across the region tonight, bringing cooler
temperatures and gusty northerly winds for Thursday. Relative
humidity is forecast to fall to around 30 percent by Thursday
afternoon. This will once again bring an elevated fire danger,
despite the cooler temperatures.

SDZ267-252100-
Lower Bad River-
629 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........22-27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 80000 or good (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.....40-45.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. South winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to
                    northwest 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Gusts up
                    to 25 mph increasing to 35 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........29-34 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to
                    35 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 8000 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North around 35 mph decreasing to around 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 171000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds
10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers. Lows around 50.
Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ268-252100-
Upper Cheyenne-
529 AM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to
                    20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 5400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 17 to 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 103000 or very good (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)
                    then becoming partly cloudy (30-40 percent
                    cloud).
Min temperature.....38-43.
Max humidity........78-83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph increasing
                    to north 20 to 30 mph after midnight. Gusts up
                    to 30 mph increasing to 40 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 8000 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 22 to 27 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 163000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower 70s. East
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ269-252100-
Upper Missouri Coteau-
629 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........22-27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 14 to 21 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 106000 or very good (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)
                    then becoming partly cloudy (35-45 percent
                    cloud).
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........79-84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing
                    to northwest 20 to 30 mph after midnight. Gusts
                    up to 25 mph increasing to 40 mph after
                    midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 7500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North 24 to 29 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 163000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 70. East
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ270-252100-
Missouri Coteau-
629 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 85000 or good (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.....39-44.
Max humidity........76-81 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. South winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to
                    northwest 20 to 30 mph after midnight. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........31-36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to
                    35 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 7500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North 25 to 33 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 169000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 70s.
East winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ271-252100-
Upper James River-
629 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....65-70.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 19 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 100000 or very good (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.....38-43.
Max humidity........78-83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph shifting to
                    the northwest 10 to 20 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to
                    35 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 7700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North 28 to 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 183000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 60s.
West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 60s.
East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Breezy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid
50s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs around 70. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

SDZ272-252100-
Prairie Coteau-
629 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....61-66.
Min humidity........27-32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5000 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 8 to 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 75000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent cloud) then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (55-65 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........29-34 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. North winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 6400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North 30 to 36 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 161000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 60s. East
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Breezy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Breezy. Lows in
the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 15 to 25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

$$

SDZ273-252100-
Red River Valley-
629 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 9 to 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 89000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud) then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (60-70 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....38-43.
Max humidity........78-83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph shifting to
                    the west 20 to 30 mph after midnight. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. North winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40
                    mph in the morning.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 6300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North 28 to 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 152000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Breezy. Lows in
the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 15 to 25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.

$$

MNZ039-252100-
Traverse-
Including the city of Wheaton
629 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 5600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 8 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 86000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent cloud) then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (60-70 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....38-43.
Max humidity........78-83 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the west
                    after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 6200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North 27 to 32 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 140000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid
50s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

MNZ046-252100-
Big Stone-
Including the city of Ortonville
629 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....61-66.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 5600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Southwest 6 to 13 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 73000 or good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent cloud) then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (60-70 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........79-84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent cloud) then
                    becoming sunny (5-15 percent cloud). A slight
                    chance of showers in the morning.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 6200 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North 28 to 33 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 144000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid
50s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

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