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Fire Weather Forecast For Central/NE South Dakota WC MN
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
143 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Winds will remain from the north or northwest on Friday, becoming
breezy and gusty at times, once again, behind another morning cold
frontal passage. Minimum afternoon relative humidity will range from
the low 20s across central South Dakota to the mid 30s over eastern
portions of the forecast area.

Warmer temperatures are still in the forecast this weekend and into
early next week. In fact, it appears Sunday, and possibly Monday,
could be rather windy across the region. Fire danger will likely be
very high across the entire area Sunday afternoon given the dry fine
fuels, strong winds and above normal warm air that are all expected.

At this time, showers and thunderstorms begin to show up in the
forecast by Monday, with better chances for wetting rains later
Monday night into Tuesday.

SDZ267-262100-
Lower Bad River-
143 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 8300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 186000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....41-46.
Max humidity........69-74 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....65-70.
Min humidity........23-28 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 7300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 153000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

SDZ268-262100-
Upper Cheyenne-
1243 PM MDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......Around 8400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 23 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 167000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....40-45.
Max humidity........71-76 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....61-66.
Min humidity........22-27 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 6600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 135000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

SDZ269-262100-
Upper Missouri Coteau-
143 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 8500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 178000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....39-44.
Max humidity........76-81 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 6500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North 22 to 27 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 140000 or very good (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

SDZ270-262100-
Missouri Coteau-
143 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....61-66.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 8300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North around 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 176000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....40-45.
Max humidity........74-79 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 6500 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 21 to 26 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 151000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

SDZ271-262100-
Upper James River-
143 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........27-32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 35 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 8600 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 26 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 189000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....40-45.
Max humidity........73-78 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........27-32 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 7000 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 173000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

SDZ272-262100-
Prairie Coteau-
143 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....57-62.
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 7300 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 179000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....39-44.
Max humidity........74-79 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........31-36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 6400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 28 to 33 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 179000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

SDZ273-262100-
Red River Valley-
143 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 7700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 190000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....42-47.
Max humidity........69-74 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 6800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 30 to 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 203000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

MNZ039-262100-
Traverse-
Including the city of Wheaton
143 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........23-28 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 7700 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 31 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 189000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....41-46.
Max humidity........70-75 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Mixing height.......Around 6400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 31 to 36 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 188000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


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

$$

MNZ046-262100-
Big Stone-
Including the city of Ortonville
143 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 7400 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....North around 31 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 188000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent cloud).
Min temperature.....41-46.
Max humidity........72-77 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent cloud).
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........31-36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Mixing height.......Around 6800 ft AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).
Transport winds.....Northwest 32 to 37 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Around 212000 or excellent (AVE 12-6 PM).
LAL.................1.
CWR.................ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 60. Northeast
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear, breezy. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower 70s.
South winds 15 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Breezy. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs around 80. South winds 15 to 25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

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