South Dakota Fire Weather Zone 257

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SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY TODAY...WITH THE GREATEST COVERAGE DURING THE MORNING HOURS. DRIER CONDITIONS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO TAKE OVER SUNDAY AND LINGER THROUGH FRIDAY. THE ONLY RAIN THREAT WILL BE THE POSSIBILITY OF A FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY SUNDAY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 90...AND MONDAY EAST OF INTERSTATE 29. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN WARM THROUGH SUNDAY...WITH MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES ARRIVING EARLY NEXT WEEK. MONDAY WILL FEATURE BLUSTERY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 30 MPH. MIDDLE BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY- 456 AM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY UNTIL 1300...THEN PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG UNTIL 1300. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1300. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1300. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80. MIN HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW. HOURS OF SUN........4 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......WIDESPREAD 0.30 TO 0.50 INCH AMOUNTS. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2700 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 4 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 11000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......LOW. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.14 TO 0.17 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 0100. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-62. MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.05 INCH AMOUNTS. .SUNDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 1300...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79. MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW. HOURS OF SUN........12 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......NONE. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5400 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 71000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......LOW. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.22 TO 0.29 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 55. NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. .MONDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 65 TO 70. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 31 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 45 TO 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 24 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 70 TO 75. NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. .TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 55. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 70 TO 75. WEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. .THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 60 TO 65. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. .FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 80 TO 85. SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 22 MPH.
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