South Dakota Fire Weather Zone 257

.DISCUSSION...
DRY AND WARM CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. GENERALLY LOOKING AT LOW TO MODERATE FIRE DANGER THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH WINDS STAYING LIGHT ENOUGH TO PREVENT ANYTHING WORSE. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BE A BIT MORE BREEZY ON SUNDAY WHICH COULD PUSH PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA INTO HIGH FIRE DANGER. THE NEXT CHANCE OF RAIN MAY COME ON MONDAY...ALTHOUGH AT THIS TIME AMOUNTS STILL LOOK TO BE LIGHT. MIDDLE BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY- 338 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG UNTIL 1200. MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76. MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH. HOURS OF SUN........6 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......NONE. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1600 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 17000 OR FAIR (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......LOW TO MODERATE. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.14 TO 0.20 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45. MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. PRECIPITATION.......NONE. .SATURDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69. MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW. HOURS OF SUN........10 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......NONE. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2500 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 3 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 7000 OR POOR (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......LOW. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.13 TO 0.17 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 45. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 65 TO 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 45 TO 50. SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. .MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 55 TO 60. NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 22 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 30 PERCENT. .MONDAY NIGHT...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20 PERCENT. .TUESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 45 TO 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20 PERCENT. .TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. .THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
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