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FNUS53 KUNR 230853  
FWFUNR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NE WYOMING AND WRN SOUTH DAKOTA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
253 AM MDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY WITH  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVER THE BLACK HILLS AREA AND FROM  
SOUTHWESTERN INTO CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. DRY WEATHER WITH MUCH  
WARMER TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY.  
 
WYZ297-232230-  
NORTHERN CAMPBELL-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF GILLETTE  
253 AM MDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 TO 6800 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.  
MAX HUMIDITY........67-73 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 5 TO 15  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 TO 10400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO  
20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
 

 
 
WYZ259-232230-  
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF WRIGHT  
253 AM MDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 TO 7000 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.  
MAX HUMIDITY........68-78 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 5  
TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 TO 9200 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 60S.  
 

 
 
WYZ298-232230-  
CROOK AND WESTON COUNTY PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF COLONY, MOORCROFT, NEWCASTLE, AND UPTON  
253 AM MDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 TO 7200 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.  
MAX HUMIDITY........74-86 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 77.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26-32 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 TO 9100 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
 

 
 
WYZ299-232230-  
WYOMING BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SUNDANCE AND FOUR CORNERS  
253 AM MDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
AFTER 1200.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 TO 6700 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.  
MAX HUMIDITY........67-75 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-77.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 TO 7000 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND  
40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
 

 
 
SDZ260-232230-  
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LEAD, DEADWOOD, SPEARFISH, AND STURGIS  
253 AM MDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
AFTER 1200.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-62.  
MIN HUMIDITY........36-42 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 TO 7200 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-43.  
MAX HUMIDITY........69-77 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-76.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31-37 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 TO 6400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
 

 
 
SDZ262-232230-  
SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RAPID CITY, HILL CITY, CUSTER,  
HOT SPRINGS, AND EDGEMONT  
253 AM MDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........36-42 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 TO 7600 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.  
MAX HUMIDITY........76-82 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-77.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31-37 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 TO 7200 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
 

 
 
SDZ261-232230-  
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BELLE FOURCHE, BISON, FAITH,  
UNION CENTER, NEW UNDERWOOD, AND WASTA  
253 AM MDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.  
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 10 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 TO 7500 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.  
MAX HUMIDITY........79-85 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.  
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 TO 5000 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
 

 
 
SDZ264-232230-  
BADLANDS AREA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WALL, INTERIOR, RED SHIRT, AND SCENIC  
253 AM MDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
AFTER 1200.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 TO 7600 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.  
MAX HUMIDITY........83-91 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.  
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 TO 4700 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.  
 

 
 
SDZ263-232230-  
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PINE RIDGE, ARDMORE, OELRICHS, AND OGLALA  
253 AM MDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........37-43 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 TO 7800 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........84-94 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-80.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29-35 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6900 TO 8700 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
 

 
 
SDZ266-232230-  
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF DUPREE AND PHILIP  
253 AM MDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
AFTER 1200.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 TO 7200 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.  
MAX HUMIDITY........87-93 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 TO 4300 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS  
AROUND 70. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
 

 
 
SDZ265-232230-  
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MARTIN, MISSION, WHITE RIVER, AND WINNER  
253 AM MDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.  
MIN HUMIDITY........43-51 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 30 TO 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 TO 6900 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88-94 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31-37 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 TO 4400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS  
AROUND 70. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.  
 

 
 
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