South Dakota Fire Weather Zone 258

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EXPECTING A BREEZY AND WARM DAY ACROSS THE REGION WITH SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS GUSTING UP TO 30 MPH AND HIGHS IN THE 80S. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS TONIGHT...BRINGING THE THREAT OF SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...BEST CHANCES ACROSS NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AND NORTHWEST IOWA. WILL BE ANOTHER BREEZY ONE BEHIND THE FRONT ON SATURDAY...WITH NORTHWESTERLY WINDS GUSTING TO 30 MPH. EXPECT A DRY WEEKEND...WITH THE NEXT CHANCE OF RAIN MOVING IN LATER MONDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. LOWER JAMES RIVER TO LOWER BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY- 356 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91. MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH. HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH. HOURS OF SUN........6 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......NONE. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2200 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 22 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 43000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......LOW. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.18 TO 0.32 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64. MAX HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED 0.05 TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS. .SATURDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84. MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28 MPH. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE. HOURS OF SUN........10 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......NONE. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3800 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 18 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 62000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......LOW. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.24 TO 0.33 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SATURDAY NIGHT...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 55. NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH. .SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 70 TO 75. NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. .MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. .TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. .TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 23 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 21 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. .THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 21 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
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