Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
321 AM CDT Mon Apr 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Fire weather conditions will be improved today with higher RH`s and
easterly winds in place. A good chance of thunderstorms will spread
over the area this evening and move east overnight. Wetting rain
chances will be the highest near the North Dakota border and far
northeast SD. Heavy rain not likely with these storms. Dry
conditions will return on Tuesday with northwinds and lower RH`s
likely.

SDZ004-172230-
Campbell-
Including the city of Herreid
321 AM CDT Mon Apr 17 2017

...HIGH FIRE DANGER...

The grassland fire danger index will reach the high category
this afternoon. Unfavorable weather conditions or a low
moisture content of grasses and other dry organic material
on the ground indicate that there is a high
potential for a fire occurrence. Outdoor burning should be
restricted to early morning or evening hours when wind speeds
are usually lower and the relative humidity is higher.

The outlook for Tuesday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low category.


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MNZ039-046-SDZ003-005>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-172230-
Traverse-Big Stone-Corson-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-Walworth-
Edmunds-Day-Dewey-Potter-Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-
Deuel-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Jones-Lyman-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, McIntosh, Eureka,
Aberdeen, Britton, Sisseton, Mobridge, Ipswich, Webster, Isabel,
Gettysburg, Faulkton, Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Milbank, Hayti,
Clear Lake, Mission Ridge, Onida, Pierre, Highmore, Miller, Murdo,
and Kennebec
321 AM CDT Mon Apr 17 2017 /221 AM MDT Mon Apr 17 2017/

...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 to high category.


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SDZ051-172230-
Buffalo-
Including the city of Fort Thompson
321 AM CDT Mon Apr 17 2017

...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.


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