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FNUS53 KUNR 291048  
FWFUNR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NE WYOMING AND WRN SOUTH DAKOTA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
DISCUSSION
 
ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES, GUSTY WINDS, AND VERY DRY  
CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON INTO TOMORROW AFTERNOON WILL  
CONTRIBUTE TO WIDESPREAD ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.  
AFTERNOON RHS FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW WILL DROP INTO THE 20S TO LOW  
30S ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHEASTERN WY INTO THE WESTERN SD PLAINS.  
ADDITIONALLY, STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP WITH  
GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE. NEAR CRITICAL CONDITIONS WITH  
LOCALLY CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS  
SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN WY INTO SOUTHWESTERN AND SOUTH  
CENTRAL SD. COOLER AND UNSETTLED CONDITIONS GRADUALLY DEVELOP OVER  
THE WEEKEND.  
 
WYZ314-292330-  
NORTHERN CAMPBELL-  
INCLUDING GILLETTE AND WESTON  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 20  
TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 TO 4800 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........50-56 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH.  
GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 45 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 TO 600 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 30  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 TO 7700 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN, SNOW AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER. VERY WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND  
RAIN. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO  
40 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.  
 

 
 
WYZ315-292330-  
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-  
INCLUDING WRIGHT AND SAVAGETON  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 40 TO 45 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 TO 4800 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.  
MAX HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 45 TO 50 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......600 TO 700 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 45 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 55  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 TO 7800 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 30 TO  
35 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER, WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
25 TO 35 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.   
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
40S.  
 

 
 
WYZ316-292330-  
CROOK COUNTY PLAINS-  
INCLUDING MOORCROFT, DEVILS TOWER, HULETT, AND NEW HAVEN  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 TO 4800 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.  
MAX HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 TO 600 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 30 TO 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 TO 8400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN, SNOW AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER, WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO  
30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
40S.  
 

 
 
WYZ317-292330-  
WESTON COUNTY PLAINS-  
INCLUDING NEWCASTLE, UPTON, AND ROCHELLE  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 TO 4900 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.  
MAX HUMIDITY........50-56 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 TO 600 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 40 TO 45 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 TO 8500 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN, SNOW AND LIGHT  
FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH  
WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER, WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
25 TO 35 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.  
 

 
 
WYZ318-292330-  
WYOMING BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING SUNDANCE AND FOUR CORNERS  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-56.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26-32 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 TO 4500 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-39.  
MAX HUMIDITY........44-54 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 TO 600 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-57.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29-35 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 TO 8200 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN, SNOW AND LIGHT  
FREEZING RAIN. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH  
WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER, WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
25 TO 30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.   
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS AROUND 40.  
 

 
 
SDZ327-292330-  
BUTTE COUNTY AREA-  
INCLUDING BELLE FOURCHE, COLONY, AND NEWELL  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO FAIR IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 TO 4400 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........52-62 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 25  
TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 40 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 TO 500 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH  
SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 35 TO 40 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 TO 7200 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN, SNOW AND LIGHT  
FREEZING RAIN. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER, BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN, SNOW AND  
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
40S.  
 

 
 
SDZ319-292330-  
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING LEAD, DEADWOOD, AND ROCHFORD  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-54.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23-31 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW 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 GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 TO 4500 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-38.  
MAX HUMIDITY........42-54 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 50  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 TO 600 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-56.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27-35 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH DECREASING TO GUSTS TO  
AROUND 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 50 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 TO 8400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO  
30 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER, BREEZY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND  
18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
 

 
 
SDZ320-292330-  
CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING CUSTER, HILL CITY, AND KEYSTONE  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-56.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 15  
TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 TO 4500 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-38.  
MAX HUMIDITY........40-52 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 25 TO 40 MPH.  
GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 40 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 50 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 TO 600 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-58.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25-33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 30 TO 40 MPH DECREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 55 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 TO 8600 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER, BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.  
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS AROUND 40.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
40S.  
 

 
 
SDZ321-292330-  
SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING PRINGLE, CUSTER STATE PARK, AND WIND CAVE  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-57.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 TO 4500 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........39-47 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 25 TO 40 MPH.  
GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 50 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 TO 600 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 55 MPH  
DECREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 55 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 TO 8400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
COLDER, BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.  
LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 40S.  
 

 
 
SDZ322-292330-  
FALL RIVER COUNTY AREA-  
INCLUDING HOT SPRINGS, EDGEMONT, AND ARDMORE  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR 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 34.  
MAX HUMIDITY........48-56 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 TO 600 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 45 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 TO 8600 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN, LIGHT  
FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS  
AROUND 40. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S.  
 

 
 
SDZ323-292330-  
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-  
INCLUDING SPEARFISH AND STURGIS  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 15  
TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 TO 4400 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.  
MAX HUMIDITY........40-48 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH INCREASING TO 30 TO 45  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 50  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 TO 500 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 30 TO 45 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO  
30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 50 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 40 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 TO 8000 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
COLDER, WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO  
30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 40S.  
 

 
 
SDZ324-292330-  
EASTERN FOOT HILLS-  
INCLUDING RAPID CITY AND PIEDMONT  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 10  
TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300 TO 4200 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.  
MAX HUMIDITY........40-48 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH BECOMING WEST AND  
INCREASING TO AROUND 50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 TO 500 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH  
DECREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 45 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 35 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6900 TO 8700 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
COLDER, BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO  
25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 40S.  
 

 
 
SDZ325-292330-  
CUSTER COUNTY PLAINS-  
INCLUDING HERMOSA, FAIRBURN, BUFFALO GAP, AND FOLSOM  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100 TO 3900 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........43-51 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH BECOMING WEST AND  
INCREASING TO AROUND 50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 TO 500 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH BECOMING WEST 20 TO 30  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 45 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 TO 8500 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN, LIGHT FREEZING  
RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS  
AROUND 40. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.   
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S.  
 

 
 
SDZ326-292330-  
PINE RIDGE AREA-  
INCLUDING PINE RIDGE, OELRICHS, BATESLAND, AND KYLE  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 TO 4700 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.  
MAX HUMIDITY........50-58 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 TO 500 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 40 TO 45 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 TO 7700 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT  
FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.   
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S.  
 

 
 
SDZ328-292330-  
PERKINS COUNTY-  
INCLUDING LEMMON AND BISON  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 TO 3400 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.  
MAX HUMIDITY........66-76 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 15  
TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 TO 500 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.  
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 TO 4800 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
COOLER, BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN,  
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER, BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN, SNOW  
AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.   
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
40S.  
 

 
 
SDZ329-292330-  
WEST CENTRAL PLAINS-  
INCLUDING FAITH, ELLSWORTH AFB, NEW UNDERWOOD, AND WALL  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600 TO 3300 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-35.  
MAX HUMIDITY........52-66 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 20  
TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 TO 500 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 TO 8000 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
COOLER, WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN, LIGHT  
FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER, BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 40S.  
 

 
 
SDZ332-292330-  
BADLANDS AREA-  
INCLUDING INTERIOR, SCENIC, ROCKYFORD, AND WANBLEE  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE 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.......2800 TO 3500 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........48-54 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 TO 600 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 40 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 TO 8000 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT  
FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER, BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
20 TO 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS  
AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S.  
 

 
 
SDZ333-292330-  
BENNETT COUNTY AREA-  
INCLUDING MARTIN, TUTHILL, ALLEN, AND LONG VALLEY  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 TO 3200 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........48-54 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 TO 500 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 45 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 TO 6300 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS  
AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S.  
 

 
 
SDZ330-292330-  
ZIEBACH COUNTY-  
INCLUDING DUPREE AND GLAD VALLEY  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-38 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 TO 2900 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.  
MAX HUMIDITY........70-78 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 TO 500 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27-33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 TO 5900 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
COOLER, BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW, SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN AND CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. LOWS AROUND 30.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER, BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 40S.  
 

 
 
SDZ331-292330-  
HAAKON COUNTY AREA-  
INCLUDING PHILIP, KADOKA, BELVIDERE, AND MIDLAND  
348 AM MST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 TO 2900 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.  
MAX HUMIDITY........51-61 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE 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.......400 TO 500 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 TO 6500 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND  
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 40S.  
 

 
 
SDZ334-292330-  
MELLETTE AND TODD COUNTIES-  
INCLUDING MISSION, WHITE RIVER, AND SAINT FRANCIS  
448 AM CST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600 TO 3300 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 TO 500 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 40 TO 45 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 TO 5400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS  
15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S.  
 

 
 
SDZ335-292330-  
TRIPP COUNTY-  
INCLUDING WINNER, COLOME, AND HAMILL  
448 AM CST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25  
MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO FAIR IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 TO 3400 FT AGL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........50-58 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 TO 500 FT AGL.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 TO 5100 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND  
60. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID  
20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S.  
 

 
 
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