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FNUS53 KUNR 171224  
FWFUNR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NE WYOMING AND WRN SOUTH DAKOTA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
524 AM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
SNOW SHOWERS WILL EXIT THE AREA BY LATE MORNING WITH HIGHS  
TODAY IN THE 20S AND 30S. GUSTY SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS  
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST WYOMING INTO THE BLACK HILLS TONIGHT. A STRONG UPPER  
LEVEL SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA LATE THIS WEEKEND INTO THE EARLY PART OF  
THE WEEK, BRINGING ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL AND MUCH COLDER AIR. MANY AREAS  
COULD SEE SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.  
 
WYZ297-180130-  
NORTHERN CAMPBELL-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF GILLETTE  
524 AM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.  
MIN HUMIDITY........60-66 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 TO 2300 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL  
2400, THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
RAIN.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 19.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88-95 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL 1200, THEN SNOW.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.40 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 24.  
MIN HUMIDITY........63-69 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND  
20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 TO 1700 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MUCH COLDER. SNOW. LOWS AROUND 3 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 7. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 6. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 10 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 18. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.  
 

 
 
WYZ259-180130-  
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF WRIGHT  
524 AM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.  
MIN HUMIDITY........50-56 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 15  
TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100 TO 3900 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW  
AFTER 2400.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 25.  
MAX HUMIDITY........81-88 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL 1200, THEN SNOW.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.50 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 28.  
MIN HUMIDITY........53-60 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND  
20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 TO 2400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MUCH COLDER. SNOW. LOWS AROUND 3 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 9. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 5. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 12 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 19. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.  
 

 
 
WYZ298-180130-  
CROOK AND WESTON COUNTY PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF COLONY, MOORCROFT, NEWCASTLE, AND UPTON  
524 AM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS  
UNTIL 0900.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.  
MIN HUMIDITY........58-65 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 10 TO  
15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 TO 3600 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN AFTER  
2400.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-23.  
MAX HUMIDITY........86-93 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL 1200, THEN SNOW  
LIKELY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.40 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....24-31.  
MIN HUMIDITY........58-65 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 TO 2400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
COLDER, SNOW. LOWS AROUND 2 BELOW. HIGHS  
AROUND 9. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 7. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 18. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.  
 

 
 
WYZ299-180130-  
WYOMING BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SUNDANCE AND FOUR CORNERS  
524 AM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS  
UNTIL 0900.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.  
MIN HUMIDITY........53-59 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 TO 3000 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. CHANCE OF  
RAIN AFTER 2400.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 21.  
MAX HUMIDITY........86-96 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.40 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 27.  
MIN HUMIDITY........56-64 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND  
20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 TO 1900 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
COLDER, SNOW. LOWS AROUND 2 BELOW. HIGHS  
AROUND 10. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 7. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 18. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.  
 

 
 
SDZ260-180130-  
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LEAD, DEADWOOD, SPEARFISH, AND STURGIS  
524 AM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS  
UNTIL 0900.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.  
MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200 TO 4000 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW  
AFTER 2400.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 21.  
MAX HUMIDITY........83-93 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 15 TO  
25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL 1200, THEN  
SNOW.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.40 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-32.  
MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 TO 2200 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MUCH COLDER. SNOW. LOWS AROUND 3 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 8. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND  
11 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 6. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 18. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 20S.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.  
 

 
 
SDZ262-180130-  
SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RAPID CITY, HILL CITY, CUSTER,  
HOT SPRINGS, AND EDGEMONT  
524 AM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....29-35.  
MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 TO 4400 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER  
2400.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.  
MAX HUMIDITY........73-83 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL 1200, THEN  
SNOW.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.40 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-37.  
MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 TO 2800 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MUCH COLDER. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.  
LOWS NEAR ZERO. HIGHS AROUND 11. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 9 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 8. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 19. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS AROUND 30.  
 

 
 
SDZ261-180130-  
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BELLE FOURCHE, BISON, FAITH,  
UNION CENTER, NEW UNDERWOOD, AND WASTA  
524 AM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS  
UNTIL 0900.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....23-29.  
MIN HUMIDITY........61-71 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 TO 2800 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING  
RAIN. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER 2400.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....12-18.  
MAX HUMIDITY........93-100 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN  
AND SNOW UNTIL 0900. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER 0900.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....23-29.  
MIN HUMIDITY........67-74 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 TO 2400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
COLDER. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. LOWS  
AROUND 2 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 7. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 10 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 6. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND  
15. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 1 BELOW. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 20S.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.  
 

 
 
SDZ264-180130-  
BADLANDS AREA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WALL, INTERIOR, RED SHIRT, AND SCENIC  
524 AM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS  
UNTIL 0900.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.  
MIN HUMIDITY........56-62 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 TO 2700 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.  
MAX HUMIDITY........78-85 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.  
MIN HUMIDITY........55-62 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10  
TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 TO 2000 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MUCH COLDER. SNOW. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW.  
LOWS AROUND 1. HIGHS AROUND 11. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND  
6 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 8. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 19. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS  
AROUND 30.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS AROUND 30.  
 

 
 
SDZ263-180130-  
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PINE RIDGE, ARDMORE, OELRICHS, AND OGLALA  
524 AM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.  
MIN HUMIDITY........51-58 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 TO 2100 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 24.  
MAX HUMIDITY........69-76 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL  
1200. CHANCE OF SNOW.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.  
MIN HUMIDITY........53-60 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH AROUND  
35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 TO 1900 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MUCH COLDER. SNOW. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW.  
LOWS NEAR ZERO. HIGHS AROUND 11. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 10 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 8. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 20. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 1. HIGHS AROUND 30.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.  
 

 
 
SDZ266-180130-  
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF DUPREE AND PHILIP  
524 AM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL  
0900.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-31.  
MIN HUMIDITY........62-68 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 TO 2400 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER  
2400.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 16.  
MAX HUMIDITY........93-100 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER  
1200.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-31.  
MIN HUMIDITY........62-68 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 TO 2300 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
COLDER, SNOW. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. LOWS  
NEAR ZERO. HIGHS AROUND 9. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND  
8 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 7. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND  
15. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR ZERO. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 20S.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.  
 

 
 
SDZ265-180130-  
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MARTIN, MISSION, WHITE RIVER, AND WINNER  
524 AM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS  
UNTIL 1200.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.  
MIN HUMIDITY........51-59 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 TO 3000 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 26.  
MAX HUMIDITY........69-76 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200, THEN CLOUDY. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER 1200.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-43.  
MIN HUMIDITY........49-55 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10 TO  
20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 TO 2100 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MUCH COLDER. SNOW LIKELY. PATCHY BLOWING  
SNOW. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS AROUND 15. NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 4 BELOW.  
HIGHS AROUND 9. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8 BELOW.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 30S.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.  
 

 
 
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