South Dakota Fire Weather Zone 255

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE IN CONTROL TODAY...BRINGING GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS AND VERY MILD TEMPERATURES. THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A WINDIER DAY ON SUNDAY...WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS USHERING IN HIGHER HUMIDITY VALUES...AND HIGH TEMPERATURES ONCE AGAIN VERY MUCH ABOVE NORMAL. AN UPPER AIR DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE THROUGH ON MONDAY GIVING A CHANCE FOR LIGHT RAIN FOR MOST LOCATIONS. THEN THE REST OF THE WEEK WILL BE COOLER...WITH TEMPERATURES MUCH CLOSER TO NORMAL. THE NEXT DAY WHICH COULD BRING FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS IS ON TUESDAY...AS NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE QUITE WINDY. LOWER BRULE AND LAKE ANDES VICINITY- 456 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73. MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH...THEN SHIFTING TO THE EAST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE. HOURS OF SUN........10 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......NONE. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3000 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 7 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 18000 OR FAIR (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......MODERATE. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.15 TO 0.19 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49. MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. PRECIPITATION.......NONE. .SUNDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80. MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH. HOURS OF SUN........6 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......NONE. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2500 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 13 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 30000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......MODERATE TO HIGH. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.15 TO 0.22 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 45 TO 50. WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. .MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 60 TO 65. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 29 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 50 PERCENT. .MONDAY NIGHT...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTHWEST WINDS 17 TO 22 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. .TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 30 TO 35. SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 55 TO 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. WEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. .THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 55 TO 60. NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 24 MPH. .THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
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