Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
412 AM CDT MON SEP 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY
AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE DEPARTS. CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA WILL SEE
THE STRONGEST WINDS WHILE WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER EAST OF THE JAMES
VALLEY. MIN RH VALUES THIS AFTERNOON WILL BOTTOM OUT IN THE 30S
AND 40S...WITH THE LOWEST READINGS ACROSS CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.
BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE ON TUESDAY...BUT RH VALUES
WILL BE MUCH HIGHER DUE TO COOLER TEMPERATURES...CLOUDS...AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

SDZ003-015-016-033>036-045-048-222315-
CORSON-DEWEY-POTTER-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-JONES-LYMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...TIMBER LAKE...GETTYSBURG...
FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MURDO...PRESHO
412 AM CDT MON SEP 22 2014 /312 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014/

...MODERATE FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE
CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON. MARGINAL WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A
LOWERING MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC
MATERIAL ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT THERE IS SOME POTENTIAL
FOR A FIRE OCCURRENCE. DO NOT LEAVE OUTDOOR FIRES UNATTENDED
UNDER THESE CONDITIONS.

THE OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-017>023-037-051-222315-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-
WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-
DEUEL-HAND-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...HERREID...
EUREKA...ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...
WEBSTER...FAULKTON...REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...
CASTLEWOOD...CLEAR LAKE...MILLER...FORT THOMPSON
412 AM CDT MON SEP 22 2014

...LOW FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON. FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A HIGH MOISTURE
CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC MATERIAL ON THE
GROUND...INDICATE THAT THE PROBABILITY OF A FIRE OCCURRENCE IS
LOW. OUTDOOR BURNING UNDER THESE CONDITIONS CAN USUALLY BE
PERFORMED WITH REASONABLE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS.

THE OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$
TMT






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