494  
FNUS53 KABR 031329  
FWFABR  
 
FIRE WEATHER FORECAST FOR CENTRAL/NE SOUTH DAKOTA WC MN  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD  
728 AM CST WED JAN 3 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
THIS WILL BE THE FINAL ROUTINE ISSUANCE OF THE FIRE WEATHER PLANNING  
FORECAST FOR THE SEASON. FORECASTS WILL RESUME AGAIN IN THE SPRING.  
 
SDZ267-032200-  
LOWER BAD RIVER-  
728 AM CST WED JAN 3 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....17-22.  
MIN HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1700 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 6 TO 13 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 12000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....2-7.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....19-24.  
MIN HUMIDITY........69-74 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 800 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 6 TO 11 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 4000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS AROUND 20. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.  
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
SDZ268-032200-  
UPPER CHEYENNE-  
628 AM MST WED JAN 3 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....16-21.  
MIN HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH, BECOMING SOUTH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1600 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 4 TO 11 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 10000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-9.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....20-25.  
MIN HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1100 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 7 TO 12 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 8000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS AROUND 18. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
SDZ269-032200-  
UPPER MISSOURI COTEAU-  
728 AM CST WED JAN 3 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....9-14.  
MIN HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH, BECOMING  
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1600 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 12 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 12000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3 BELOW TO 2 ABOVE ZERO.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....12-17.  
MIN HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1200 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 7 TO 12 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 9000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 1. HIGHS AROUND 14. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS AROUND 18. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
SDZ270-032200-  
MISSOURI COTEAU-  
728 AM CST WED JAN 3 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN BECOMING  
PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....12-17.  
MIN HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH, BECOMING NORTH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1700 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 7 TO 14 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 15000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....2 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE ZERO.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....13-18.  
MIN HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 700 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 8 TO 13 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 5000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS AROUND 15. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
SDZ271-032200-  
UPPER JAMES RIVER-  
728 AM CST WED JAN 3 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....4-9.  
MIN HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1900 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 8 TO 13 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 16000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5 BELOW-10 BELOW ZERO.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....7-12.  
MIN HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1400 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 6 TO 11 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 10000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES THROUGH THE DAY. LOWS  
AROUND 1 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 12. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. WEST  
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS AROUND 17. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
SDZ272-032200-  
PRAIRIE COTEAU-  
728 AM CST WED JAN 3 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....1-6.  
MIN HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1600 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 13 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 21000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9 BELOW-14 BELOW ZERO.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH, BECOMING EAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....5-10.  
MIN HUMIDITY........67-72 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1000 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 4 TO 9 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 5000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES THROUGH THE DAY. LOWS  
AROUND 4 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 8. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 1 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 20.  
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.  
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.  
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS AROUND 14. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
SDZ273-032200-  
RED RIVER VALLEY-  
728 AM CST WED JAN 3 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....ZERO TO 5 ABOVE ZERO.  
MIN HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1900 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 29000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9 BELOW-14 BELOW ZERO.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....4-9.  
MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1600 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 2 TO 7 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 6000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES THROUGH THE DAY. LOWS  
AROUND 5 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 7. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 20.  
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.  
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND  
10. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS AROUND 13. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
MNZ039-032200-  
TRAVERSE-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF WHEATON  
728 AM CST WED JAN 3 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....2 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE ZERO.  
MIN HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1700 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 17 TO 22 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 31000 OR POOR (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).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9 BELOW-14 BELOW ZERO.  
MAX HUMIDITY........94-99 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....2-7.  
MIN HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1700 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 2 TO 7 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 6000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES THROUGH THE DAY. LOWS  
AROUND 6 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 7. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 3 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 18.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.  
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 9.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS AROUND 12. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
MNZ046-032200-  
BIG STONE-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF ORTONVILLE  
728 AM CST WED JAN 3 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....2 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE ZERO.  
MIN HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1600 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 18 TO 23 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 31000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT CLOUD), THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9 BELOW-14 BELOW ZERO.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT CLOUD).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....3-8.  
MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1700 FT AGL (AFTERNOON MAX).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 1 TO 6 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 5000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM).  
LAL.................1.  
CWR.................ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES THROUGH THE DAY. LOWS  
AROUND 6 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 7. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 3 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 18.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.  
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.  
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS AROUND 13. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
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