South Dakota Fire Weather Zone 256

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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. MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY- 520 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78. MIN HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW. HOURS OF SUN........1 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2100 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 10000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......LOW. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.09 TO 0.11 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64. MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.05 INCH AMOUNTS. .FRIDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85. MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW. HOURS OF SUN........7 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.05 INCH AMOUNTS. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3700 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 16000 OR FAIR (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......LOW. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.13 TO 0.16 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60 TO 65. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. .SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 80 TO 85. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 65 TO 70. SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. .SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 80 TO 85. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. .SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 60. NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. .MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. .TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 80 TO 85. SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
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