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FNUS53 KUNR 192043  
FWFUNR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NE WYOMING AND WRN SOUTH DAKOTA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
243 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
MILD AND DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY NEXT  
WEEK.  
 
WYZ297-201115-  
NORTHERN CAMPBELL-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF GILLETTE  
243 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.  
MAX HUMIDITY........77-83 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
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.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 TO 3500 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.  
MAX HUMIDITY........75-82 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 TO 2900 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
 

 
 
WYZ259-201115-  
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF WRIGHT  
243 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.  
MAX HUMIDITY........75-81 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
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.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600 TO 3300 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.  
MAX HUMIDITY........68-74 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5 TO 10  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 TO 3600 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND  
60.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
 

 
 
WYZ298-201115-  
CROOK AND WESTON COUNTY PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF COLONY, MOORCROFT, NEWCASTLE, AND UPTON  
243 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.  
MAX HUMIDITY........73-80 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.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.  
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 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.......2500 TO 3200 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.  
MAX HUMIDITY........75-82 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27-33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 TO 3100 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND  
60.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
 

 
 
WYZ299-201115-  
WYOMING BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SUNDANCE AND FOUR CORNERS  
243 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.  
MAX HUMIDITY........63-71 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 AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-62.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 TO 3100 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.  
MAX HUMIDITY........60-70 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-36 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 TO 3500 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
 

 
 
SDZ260-201115-  
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LEAD, DEADWOOD, SPEARFISH, AND STURGIS  
243 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.  
MAX HUMIDITY........65-71 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 AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.  
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 TO 3000 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.  
MAX HUMIDITY........59-69 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.  
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 TO 2700 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND  
40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
 

 
 
SDZ262-201115-  
SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RAPID CITY, HILL CITY, CUSTER,  
HOT SPRINGS, AND EDGEMONT  
243 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.  
MAX HUMIDITY........61-71 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 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 TO 2800 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.  
MAX HUMIDITY........61-71 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 15  
TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-69.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900 TO 3700 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
50S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND  
40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
 

 
 
SDZ261-201115-  
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BELLE FOURCHE, BISON, FAITH,  
UNION CENTER, NEW UNDERWOOD, AND WASTA  
243 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.  
MAX HUMIDITY........75-81 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 40 TO 45 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.  
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST  
10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 TO 2700 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.  
MAX HUMIDITY........78-85 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 TO 2600 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
 

 
 
SDZ264-201115-  
BADLANDS AREA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WALL, INTERIOR, RED SHIRT, AND SCENIC  
243 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.  
MAX HUMIDITY........75-82 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.  
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 TO 2700 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.  
MAX HUMIDITY........75-82 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 TO 2400 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
60S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND  
40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
 

 
 
SDZ263-201115-  
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PINE RIDGE, ARDMORE, OELRICHS, AND OGLALA  
243 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.  
MAX HUMIDITY........78-85 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 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.  
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 TO 3000 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.  
MAX HUMIDITY........75-82 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.  
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 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.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND 10 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 TO 2800 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
60S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
 

 
 
SDZ266-201115-  
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF DUPREE AND PHILIP  
243 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.  
MAX HUMIDITY........78 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 40 TO 45 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 200 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.  
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 45 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 TO 2800 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.  
MAX HUMIDITY........80-86 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 TO 2500 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S.  
 

 
 
SDZ265-201115-  
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MARTIN, MISSION, WHITE RIVER, AND WINNER  
243 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.  
MAX HUMIDITY........68-75 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 AROUND 40 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 50  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 45 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 30  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 TO 3200 FT AGL.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.  
MAX HUMIDITY........69-77 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......50 TO 100 FT AGL.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.  
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST  
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 20  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 TO 2200 FT AGL.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
 

 
 
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