Minnesota Fire Weather Zone 900

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WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINS ARE EXPECTED TODAY...WITH THE LIKELIHOOD THAT RAIN WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. SATURDAY WILL PROVIDE A BRIEF BREAK...BUT ANOTHER THREAT FOR RAINFALL IS EXPECTED BY SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH A CHANCE FOR HEAVIER RAINFALL AGAIN BY LATER SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY EVENING...ESPECIALLY FROM INTERSTATE 29 EASTWARD. SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA- 520 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75. MIN HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW. HOURS OF SUN........0 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......AREAS OF 0.75 TO 1.00 INCH AMOUNTS. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1400 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 13 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 17000 OR FAIR (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......LOW. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.07 TO 0.09 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66. MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS. .FRIDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80. MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW. HOURS OF SUN........3 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.05 TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2800 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 3 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 10000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......LOW. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.10 TO 0.13 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60 TO 65. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. .SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 75 TO 80. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20 PERCENT. .SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60 TO 65. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. .SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 23 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. .SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS 60 TO 65. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. .MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. .TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. .TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
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