Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
406 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...

AS HIGH PRESSURE DRIFTS OFF TO THE EAST...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL
BECOME MORE BREEZY...STRONGEST ACROSS CENTRAL AND WESTERN SOUTH
DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON. WE WILL ALSO SEE INCREASING HEAT ACROSS THE
MISSOURI VALLEY...WITH HIGHS WEST RIVER NEARING THE CENTURY
MARK...THOUGH 80S WILL BE MORE COMMON EAST RIVER.

WE ARE ALSO EXPECTING TO SEE SEVERAL ROUNDS OF WEAK THUNDERSTORMS
MOVE ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA TODAY THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY.

SDZ033>035-045-048-051-242330-
STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...PIERRE...MURDO...
PRESHO...FORT THOMPSON
406 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014 /306 AM MDT THU JUL 24 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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-036-037-242330-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-
ROBERTS-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-HYDE-HAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...MCLAUGHLIN...
HERREID...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...
IPSWICH...WEBSTER...TIMBER LAKE...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...
REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...
CLEAR LAKE...HIGHMORE...MILLER
406 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014 /306 AM MDT THU JUL 24 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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$


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