South Dakota Fire Weather Zone 257

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HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING A DRY AND MILD WEEKEND TO THE REGION. IT WILL BE BREEZY TODAY THOUGH...WITH NORTHWESTERLY WINDS GUSTING 15 TO 30 MPH...STRONGEST WEST OF INTERSTATE 29. STILL WILL BE A BIT BREEZY ON SUNDAY...BUT NOT AS STRONG AS TODAY. THE NEXT CHANCE OF RAIN COMES MONDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...WITH OFF AND ON SHOWERS AND COOLER TEMPERATURES PROBABLE DURING THAT PERIOD. LOOKS TO DRY OUT TO END THE WEEK...WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES MAKING A RETURN. MIDDLE BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY- 349 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80. MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 24 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE. HOURS OF SUN........10 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......NONE. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4100 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 19 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 71000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......LOW. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.25 TO 0.30 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51. MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH. PRECIPITATION.......NONE. .SUNDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70. MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 21 MPH. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW. HOURS OF SUN........10 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......NONE. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4200 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 14 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 52000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......LOW. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.23 TO 0.27 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 50. EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. .MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 65 TO 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 24 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. .TUESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 22 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 65 TO 70. SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 22 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. .THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. .THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH.
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