512  
FNUS73 KABR 251250  
FWSABR  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR KUFRIN...US FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD  
750 AM CDT FRI MAY 25 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON MAY 25.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE IN ABERDEEN SD.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WINDS AT THE BURN SITE SHOULD STAY OUT OF THE WEST AND GRADUALLY INCREASE  
THROUGHOUT THE DAY. HOWEVER, SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE  
LATER THIS AFTERNOON SO WINDS NEAR ANY STORMS COULD BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC.  
RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS FORECAST TO BOTTOM OUT IN THE LOW TO MID 30S  
BY PEAK HEATING THIS AFTERNOON AS TEMPERATURES RISE TO AROUND 90  
DEGREES.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT CLOUD). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 6 TO 15 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS  
EXPECTED NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1400, THEN 2 UNTIL 1800, THEN 1.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10400-11400 FT AGL  
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 19 TO 24 MPH IN  
THE LATE MORNING.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (175300-222000) IN  
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).  
 
TIME (CDT) 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM  
SKY (%).........7 9 11 12 17 22 27 22 17  
WEATHER COV..... SCH SCH SCH SCH  
WEATHER TYPE.... RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........ SCH SCH SCH SCH  
TEMP............80 83 85 87 87 89 90 92 92  
RH..............51 44 40 36 35 33 31 30 31  
20 FT WIND DIR..W W W W W W W W W  
20 FT WIND SPD..7 8 10 12 13 15 15 14 13  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 10 15 15 20 20 20 20 15  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.  
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......8400-8900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100-600 FT AGL  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 19 TO 24 MPH DECREASING TO 7 TO 12 MPH IN  
THE LATE EVENING.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT DECREASING TO POOR (1900-2400) IN THE  
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).  
 
TIME (CDT) 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM  
SKY (%).........12 10 9 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 6  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............90 86 81 75 71 69 67 66 66 65 64 64  
RH..............33 37 46 55 63 66 70 73 70 73 75 75  
20 FT WIND DIR..W W W SW SW SW SW W W W W W  
20 FT WIND SPD..10 8 6 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9100-9600 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 16 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (2400-29800) INCREASING TO VERY GOOD  
(116800-131200) IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).  
 
TIME (CDT) 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM  
SKY (%).........5 5 4 4 3 3 2 3 4 4 4 4  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............66 70 76 81 85 88 90 91 91 92 93 93  
RH..............70 66 56 47 40 34 30 28 27 26 25 26  
20 FT WIND DIR..W W W W W W NW NW W W W NW  
20 FT WIND SPD..6 6 6 7 8 9 10 10 10 10 9 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 10 10 15 15 15 15 10 10  
 

 
FORECASTER...LUECK  
REQUESTED BY...MILLETTE  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1810647.0/ABR  
.EMAIL PHIL_MILLETTE@FWS.GOV  
 
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