Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
322 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Dry weather will be the rule this week, along with afternoon
temperatures 10 to 20 degrees above normal. High temperatures this
time of year are typically around 60 degrees. Relative humidity
values bottoming out around 15 to 25 percent west of the James River
Valley today will be accompanied by relatively light winds. A dry
cold front sliding across the region Wednesday morning will bring
breezy northwest winds, that will help temporarily knock down
temperatures. Relative humidity values will still fall to around 20
percent west of the James River Valley. Breezy winds out of the
south will return again Thursday and Friday afternoon.

SDZ003-015-033>035-045-172230-
Corson-Dewey-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Jones-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Isabel, Mission Ridge, Onida,
Pierre, and Murdo
322 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017 /222 AM MDT Tue Oct 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 Wednesday afternoon...The grassland fire danger
index will reach the high category.


$$

SDZ004>006-009>011-016>019-036-037-048-051-172230-
Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Potter-Faulk-Spink-
Clark-Hyde-Hand-Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of Herreid, Eureka, Aberdeen, Mobridge,
Ipswich, Webster, Gettysburg, Faulkton, Redfield, Clark, Highmore,
Miller, Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
322 AM CDT Tue Oct 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 Wednesday afternoon...The grassland fire danger
index will reach the moderate category.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ007-008-020>023-172230-
Traverse-Big Stone-Marshall-Roberts-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Britton, Sisseton,
Watertown, Milbank, Hayti, and Clear Lake
322 AM CDT Tue Oct 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 Wednesday afternoon...The grassland fire danger
index will reach the low category.


$$

KF



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