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FNUS53 KABR 220044  
FWFABR  
 
FIRE WEATHER FORECAST FOR CENTRAL/NE SOUTH DAKOTA WC MN  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD  
743 PM CDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL SUBSIDE TONIGHT, BUT THEY WILL  
BECOME BREEZY AGAIN ON SUNDAY AS THE AIR MASS BECOMES DRIER AS WELL.  
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP INTO THE 20S FOR MOST LOCATIONS BY  
SUNDAY AFTERNOON, BRINGING ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TO MUCH OF CENTRAL  
SOUTH DAKOTA.  
 
RATHER GUSTY WINDS WILL BE FELT ON MONDAY, AND IN FACT, MUCH OF THE  
UPCOMING WEEK IS LOOKING WINDY. HUMIDITY ON MONDAY WILL FALL INTO  
THE 20S AND 30S ACROSS THE AREA. MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES ARE IN  
STORE FOR THE END OF THE WEEK.  
 
SDZ267-220900-  
LOWER BAD RIVER-  
743 PM CDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.  
MAX HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN  
THE EVENING.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6500 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 17 TO 22 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 127000 OR VERY GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT CLOUD),  
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT  
CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.  
MAX HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH, BECOMING NORTHWEST  
10 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP  
TO 45 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 11300 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 39 MPH, INCREASING TO AROUND  
49 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 467000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
50S. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
SDZ268-220900-  
UPPER CHEYENNE-  
643 PM MDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT CLOUD),  
THEN BECOMING CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.  
MAX HUMIDITY........69-74 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6900 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 19 MPH, INCREASING TO AROUND  
29 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 181000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT CLOUD). A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.  
MAX HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP  
TO 45 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 10200 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 43 TO 48 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 428000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. BREEZY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
SDZ269-220900-  
UPPER MISSOURI COTEAU-  
743 PM CDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT CLOUD),  
THEN BECOMING CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6200 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 16 MPH, INCREASING TO AROUND  
29 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 157000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT CLOUD). A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.  
MAX HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH, BECOMING WEST 10  
TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP  
TO 45 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 9700 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 40 TO 48 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 425000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. BREEZY. LOWS IN  
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
SDZ270-220900-  
MISSOURI COTEAU-  
743 PM CDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.  
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN  
THE EVENING.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.  
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6100 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 14 MPH, INCREASING TO AROUND  
24 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 124000 OR VERY GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT CLOUD),  
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT  
CLOUD). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.  
MAX HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH, BECOMING WEST 10  
TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP  
TO 45 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 10700 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 37 MPH, INCREASING TO AROUND  
49 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 453000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
SDZ271-220900-  
UPPER JAMES RIVER-  
743 PM CDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN  
THE EVENING.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6300 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 16 MPH, INCREASING TO AROUND  
26 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 136000 OR VERY GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT CLOUD),  
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT  
CLOUD). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.  
MAX HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH, BECOMING WEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP  
TO 45 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8700 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 MPH, BECOMING NORTHWEST AND,  
INCREASING TO AROUND 47 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 375000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. BREEZY. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID  
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
SDZ272-220900-  
PRAIRIE COTEAU-  
743 PM CDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT CLOUD),  
THEN BECOMING CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.  
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6100 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 16 MPH, INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 26 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 132000 OR VERY GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT CLOUD),  
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT  
CLOUD). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.  
MAX HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH, BECOMING WEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.  
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP  
TO 40 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8000 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 34 MPH, BECOMING NORTHWEST AND,  
INCREASING TO AROUND 47 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 331000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
SDZ273-220900-  
RED RIVER VALLEY-  
743 PM CDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT CLOUD),  
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT  
CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.  
MAX HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6400 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 19 TO 26 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 144000 OR VERY GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT CLOUD),  
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT  
CLOUD). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.  
MAX HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH, BECOMING WEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP  
TO 40 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7200 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 36 TO 45 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 288000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
MNZ039-220900-  
TRAVERSE-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF WHEATON  
743 PM CDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT CLOUD),  
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT  
CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.  
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6200 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 16 TO 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 130000 OR VERY GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT CLOUD),  
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT  
CLOUD). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.  
MAX HUMIDITY........69-74 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH, BECOMING WEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT CLOUD). A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.  
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP  
TO 35 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6300 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 35 TO 43 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 235000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
MNZ046-220900-  
BIG STONE-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF ORTONVILLE  
743 PM CDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT CLOUD),  
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT  
CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.  
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6200 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 17 TO 24 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 128000 OR VERY GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT CLOUD),  
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT  
CLOUD). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.  
MAX HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH, BECOMING WEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.  
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP  
TO 35 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7100 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 32 MPH, INCREASING TO NORTHWEST  
AROUND 44 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 276000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
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