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FNUS53 KUNR 261012  
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NE WYOMING AND WRN SOUTH DAKOTA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
412 AM MDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
DRY AND MILD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. GUSTY  
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS  
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. WARMER CONDITIONS ARE THEN EXPECTED FOR  
FRIDAY AND THE WEEKEND. BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PRODUCE SOME  
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS PARTS OF THE AREA ON  
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.  
 
WYZ297-262230-  
NORTHERN CAMPBELL-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF GILLETTE  
412 AM MDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 TO 4500 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........64-72 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.  
MIN HUMIDITY........20-26 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 TO 5000 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
WARMER, BREEZY, CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO  
30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
 

 
 
WYZ259-262230-  
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF WRIGHT  
412 AM MDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 TO 4900 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.  
MAX HUMIDITY........62-68 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 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.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.  
MIN HUMIDITY........18 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 TO 5400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
 

 
 
WYZ298-262230-  
CROOK AND WESTON COUNTY PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF COLONY, MOORCROFT, NEWCASTLE, AND UPTON  
412 AM MDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27-33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 TO 5100 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.  
MAX HUMIDITY........67-75 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 10  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.  
MIN HUMIDITY........20-28 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 TO 5400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
BREEZY, CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST  
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
 

 
 
WYZ299-262230-  
WYOMING BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SUNDANCE AND FOUR CORNERS  
412 AM MDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-58.  
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 TO 4600 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........61-67 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 TO 5400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO  
25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
 

 
 
SDZ260-262230-  
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LEAD, DEADWOOD, SPEARFISH, AND STURGIS  
412 AM MDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-59.  
MIN HUMIDITY........36 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 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 TO 4900 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.  
MAX HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-70.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 TO 5100 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS  
AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND  
50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
 

 
 
SDZ262-262230-  
SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RAPID CITY, HILL CITY, CUSTER,  
HOT SPRINGS, AND EDGEMONT  
412 AM MDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-60.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29-35 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND  
20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 TO 5300 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.  
MAX HUMIDITY........55-67 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-70.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 TO 5600 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S.  
 

 
 
SDZ261-262230-  
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BELLE FOURCHE, BISON, FAITH,  
UNION CENTER, NEW UNDERWOOD, AND WASTA  
412 AM MDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 TO 5400 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.  
MAX HUMIDITY........69-79 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26 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 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 TO 4900 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
WINDY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
 

 
 
SDZ264-262230-  
BADLANDS AREA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WALL, INTERIOR, RED SHIRT, AND SCENIC  
412 AM MDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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.....GOOD INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 TO 5500 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........69-79 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5  
TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 TO 5100 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS  
AROUND 80. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
 

 
 
SDZ263-262230-  
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PINE RIDGE, ARDMORE, OELRICHS, AND OGLALA  
412 AM MDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 TO 5400 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.  
MAX HUMIDITY........74-82 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 TO 5000 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
BREEZY, CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
50S.  
 

 
 
SDZ266-262230-  
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF DUPREE AND PHILIP  
412 AM MDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 TO 5600 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.  
MAX HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26 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 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 TO 5000 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
 

 
 
SDZ265-262230-  
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MARTIN, MISSION, WHITE RIVER, AND WINNER  
412 AM MDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 TO 5500 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.  
MAX HUMIDITY........67-75 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 TO 5100 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
WINDY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND  
40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
 

 
 
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