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FNUS53 KUNR 170906  
FWFUNR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NE WYOMING AND WRN SOUTH DAKOTA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
306 AM MDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
WARM AND DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TODAY AS HIGHS  
PUSH INTO THE MID 80S WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITIES 25-45 PERCENT. ANOTHER  
STRONG UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WEEKEND, WITH A GOOD CHANCE FOR WETTING  
RAINS. SOME LOCATIONS WILL LIKELY RECEIVE HEAVY RAINFALL,  
ESPECIALLY TO THE EAST OF THE BLACK HILLS.  
 
WYZ297-172215-  
NORTHERN CAMPBELL-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF GILLETTE  
306 AM MDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......8400 TO 10500 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.  
MAX HUMIDITY........75-87 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.50 PERCENT.  
LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200, THEN 4.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.  
MIN HUMIDITY........41-47 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200 TO 4100 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY  
AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S.  
 

 
 
WYZ259-172215-  
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF WRIGHT  
306 AM MDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-27 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7900 TO 9900 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.  
MAX HUMIDITY........84-96 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.30 PERCENT.  
LAL.................3.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.  
MIN HUMIDITY........41-47 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 TO 4400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
NOT AS WARM. BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 80S.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S.  
 

 
 
WYZ298-172215-  
CROOK AND WESTON COUNTY PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF COLONY, MOORCROFT, NEWCASTLE, AND UPTON  
306 AM MDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 TO 7400 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400, THEN 1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.  
MAX HUMIDITY........82-94 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200, THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.50 PERCENT.  
LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200, THEN 4.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.  
MIN HUMIDITY........40-46 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10  
TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 TO 4500 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
NOT AS WARM. BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 80S.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S.  
 

 
 
WYZ299-172215-  
WYOMING BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SUNDANCE AND FOUR CORNERS  
306 AM MDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-85.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 TO 7200 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.  
MAX HUMIDITY........70-82 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200, THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200,  
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.60 PERCENT.  
LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200, THEN 4.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.  
MIN HUMIDITY........40-46 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10  
TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO WEST AROUND 25  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 TO 4600 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
NOT AS WARM. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN  
THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND  
80.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S.  
 

 
 
SDZ260-172215-  
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LEAD, DEADWOOD, SPEARFISH, AND STURGIS  
306 AM MDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-86.  
MIN HUMIDITY........32-38 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 TO 7200 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-62.  
MAX HUMIDITY........74-84 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200, THEN CLOUDY. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200, THEN  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.70 PERCENT.  
LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200, THEN 4.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-83.  
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 10  
TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO WEST  
AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 TO 4800 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
COOLER, BREEZY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS  
IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.   
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND  
80.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S.  
 

 
 
SDZ262-172215-  
SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RAPID CITY, HILL CITY, CUSTER,  
HOT SPRINGS, AND EDGEMONT  
306 AM MDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-86.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33-39 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 TO 6700 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400, THEN 1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.  
MAX HUMIDITY........76-88 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 10  
TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200, THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
UNTIL 1200, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.60 PERCENT.  
LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200, THEN 4.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-83.  
MIN HUMIDITY........45-51 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 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.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 TO 5400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
NOT AS WARM. WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70.  
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S.  
 

 
 
SDZ261-172215-  
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BELLE FOURCHE, BISON, FAITH,  
UNION CENTER, NEW UNDERWOOD, AND WASTA  
306 AM MDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6300 TO 7900 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.  
MAX HUMIDITY........79-85 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.40 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200, THEN 4.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.  
MIN HUMIDITY........34-40 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 TO 9000 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
NOT AS WARM. WINDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
 

 
 
SDZ264-172215-  
BADLANDS AREA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WALL, INTERIOR, RED SHIRT, AND SCENIC  
306 AM MDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.  
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 TO 7400 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.  
MAX HUMIDITY........84-92 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.40 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200, THEN 3.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.  
MIN HUMIDITY........36-44 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 TO 9200 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
NOT AS WARM. WINDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH  
WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S.  
 

 
 
SDZ263-172215-  
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PINE RIDGE, ARDMORE, OELRICHS, AND OGLALA  
306 AM MDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6300 TO 7900 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400, THEN 1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.  
MAX HUMIDITY........89-97 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.30 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200, THEN 3.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.  
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 TO 8500 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
NOT AS WARM. WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY  
AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 70S. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 80S.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S.  
 

 
 
SDZ266-172215-  
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF DUPREE AND PHILIP  
306 AM MDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 TO 8100 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.  
MAX HUMIDITY........79-85 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.30 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200, THEN 3.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 91.  
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......8400 TO 10600 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
NOT AS WARM. BREEZY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO  
25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
 

 
 
SDZ265-172215-  
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MARTIN, MISSION, WHITE RIVER, AND WINNER  
306 AM MDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33-41 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 TO 7700 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.  
MAX HUMIDITY........86-94 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200, THEN 3.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.  
MIN HUMIDITY........36-46 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 TO 9400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
NOT AS WARM. BREEZY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO  
25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S.  
 

 
 
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