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FNUS53 KUNR 162039  
FWFUNR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NE WYOMING AND WRN SOUTH DAKOTA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
239 PM MDT MON OCT 16 2017  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR  
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR SOUTHERN CAMPBELL COUNTY...  
   
DISCUSSION
 
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BRING MILD AND DRY  
CONDITIONS TO THE AREA THIS WEEK. TEMPERATURES WILL GENERALLY BE  
IN THE 70S, WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS AT  
TIMES. THE DRIEST DAY IS EXPECTED TO BE TUESDAY, WITH MINIMUM  
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AROUND 15 TO 20 PERCENT ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA,  
AND FROM 12 TO 20 PERCENT ACROSS NORTHEASTERN WYOMING. GUSTY  
WINDS ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHEASTERN WYOMING WILL RESULT IN  
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
WYZ297-171200-  
NORTHERN CAMPBELL-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF GILLETTE  
239 PM MDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.  
MAX HUMIDITY........48-54 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.  
MIN HUMIDITY........14 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 TO 5400 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.  
MAX HUMIDITY........55-61 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 TO 3600 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS  
AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
 

 
 
WYZ259-171200-  
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF WRIGHT  
239 PM MDT MON OCT 16 2017  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR  
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.  
MAX HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 71.  
MIN HUMIDITY........13 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 TO 5300 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.  
MAX HUMIDITY........52-58 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST  
5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 TO 4500 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS  
IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
 

 
 
WYZ298-171200-  
CROOK AND WESTON COUNTY PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF COLONY, MOORCROFT, NEWCASTLE, AND UPTON  
239 PM MDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-42.  
MAX HUMIDITY........47-59 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 71.  
MIN HUMIDITY........16 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 TO 5700 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.  
MAX HUMIDITY........55-61 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 10  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 TO 3600 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS  
IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
 

 
 
WYZ299-171200-  
WYOMING BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SUNDANCE AND FOUR CORNERS  
239 PM MDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-46.  
MAX HUMIDITY........38-46 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-71.  
MIN HUMIDITY........17 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.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 TO 5400 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.  
MAX HUMIDITY........50-56 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 TO 3500 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.  
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
 

 
 
SDZ260-171200-  
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LEAD, DEADWOOD, SPEARFISH, AND STURGIS  
239 PM MDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-49.  
MAX HUMIDITY........34-40 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-76.  
MIN HUMIDITY........16 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 TO 5500 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-47.  
MAX HUMIDITY........50-58 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-66.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300 TO 4200 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS  
AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
50S.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
 

 
 
SDZ262-171200-  
SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RAPID CITY, HILL CITY, CUSTER,  
HOT SPRINGS, AND EDGEMONT  
239 PM MDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-46.  
MAX HUMIDITY........35-49 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-75.  
MIN HUMIDITY........16 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 TO 5100 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-46.  
MAX HUMIDITY........47-57 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-69.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 TO 4800 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO  
20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
50S.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
 

 
 
SDZ261-171200-  
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BELLE FOURCHE, BISON, FAITH,  
UNION CENTER, NEW UNDERWOOD, AND WASTA  
239 PM MDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.  
MAX HUMIDITY........47-59 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 77.  
MIN HUMIDITY........15 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 TO 5900 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.  
MAX HUMIDITY........53-59 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5 TO 15  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.  
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 TO 4300 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
COOLER, BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO  
25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
60S.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
 

 
 
SDZ264-171200-  
BADLANDS AREA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WALL, INTERIOR, RED SHIRT, AND SCENIC  
239 PM MDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.  
MAX HUMIDITY........55-73 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.  
MIN HUMIDITY........17 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 TO 4500 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.  
MAX HUMIDITY........56-62 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300 TO 4200 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
60S.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
60S.  
 

 
 
SDZ263-171200-  
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PINE RIDGE, ARDMORE, OELRICHS, AND OGLALA  
239 PM MDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........60-68 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.  
MIN HUMIDITY........16 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 TO 5200 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.  
MAX HUMIDITY........56-64 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200 TO 4000 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
60S.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
60S.  
 

 
 
SDZ266-171200-  
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF DUPREE AND PHILIP  
239 PM MDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.  
MAX HUMIDITY........56-66 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.  
MIN HUMIDITY........17 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 TO 5700 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.  
MAX HUMIDITY........58-64 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300 TO 4200 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 80.  
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
60S.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
 

 
 
SDZ265-171200-  
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MARTIN, MISSION, WHITE RIVER, AND WINNER  
239 PM MDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-45.  
MAX HUMIDITY........59-69 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.  
MIN HUMIDITY........18 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 TO 5400 FT AGL.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.  
MAX HUMIDITY........54-60 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 TO 3800 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
COOLER, BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO  
25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
60S.  
 

 
 
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