Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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FNUS63 KABR 260749
RFDABR

RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
249 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.DISCUSSION...

DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO EXIT ACROSS SOUTHERN MINNESOTA
TODAY. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE SLIDING ACROSS THE REGION SATURDAY
WILL HELP BOLSTER RAIN SHOWER AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM CHANCES
FROM WEST TO EAST TODAY AND TONIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS MAY LINGER ACROSS EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND WESTERN
MINNESOTA ON SATURDAY.

BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY...BEFORE SLOWLY
INCREASING BACK INTO THE MID 80S TO MID 90S BY SUNDAY AS DRY
WEATHER TAKES HOLD. THE ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND LACK OF
PRECIPITATION SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST THE FIRST HALF OF
THE WORK WEEK.

SDZ015-033-035-262315-
DEWEY-STANLEY-HUGHES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ISABEL...MISSION RIDGE...PIERRE
249 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016 /149 AM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016/

...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 SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-016>023-034-036-037-045-048-051-262315-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-
WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-
DEUEL-SULLY-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...WAKPALA...HERREID...
EUREKA...ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...
WEBSTER...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...
MILBANK...HAYTI...CLEAR LAKE...ONIDA...HIGHMORE...MILLER...MURDO...
KENNEBEC...FORT THOMPSON
249 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016 /149 AM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016/

...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 SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$

KF



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