630  
FNUS73 KUNR 071626  
FWSUNR  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR GOBBLER...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
926 AM MST TUE FEB 7 2023  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 MST ON FEBRUARY 07.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
MILD, DRY, AND BREEZY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY,  
WITH THE HIGHEST WINDS ALONG RIDGETOPS. WINDS MAY REMAIN BREEZY  
OVERNIGHT. THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES THE REGION TOMORROW,  
BRINGING GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND A GOOD CHANCE FOR A FEW INCHES  
OF SNOW. ANOTHER STRETCH OF MILD AND MOSTLY DRY WEATHER IS THEN  
EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.  
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 10 TO 18 MPH, WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28  
MPH ON EXPOSED RIDGETOPS.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 TO 2900 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 28.  
MAX HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 18 MPH.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 TO 900 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW  
THROUGH THE DAY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.  
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
18 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH  
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 29 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CWR.................30 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 TO 2800 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST  
AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
 

 
FORECASTER...JJ  
REQUESTED BY...CHAD PORSCH  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2302246.0/UNR  
.DELDT 02/07/23  
.FORMATTERVERSION 2.0.0  
.EMAIL CHAD.PORSCH@USDA.GOV  
 
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