Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
510 AM CDT TUE OCT 14 2014

.DISCUSSION...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING FAIRLY LIGHT WINDS
TO THE AREA TODAY...ALTHOUGH MIN RH VALUES WILL FALL INTO THE 30S
FOR MOST LOCATIONS. FIRE DANGER WILL INCREASE ON WEDNESDAY AS
SOUTHERLY WINDS BECOME BREEZY AND THE AIR MASS BECOMES A BIT
DRIER. MIN RH VALUES ON WEDNESDAY WILL FALL INTO THE 20S AND 30S
OVER CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA ALONG WITH THE GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST
WINDS. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPS ARE FORECAST AS WELL WITH HIGHS IN THE
70S AND 80S.

SDZ003-015-022-023-033-045-048-142315-
CORSON-DEWEY-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-JONES-LYMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...TIMBER LAKE...CASTLEWOOD...
CLEAR LAKE...FORT PIERRE...MURDO...PRESHO
510 AM CDT TUE OCT 14 2014 /410 AM MDT TUE OCT 14 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.


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MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-016>021-034>037-051-142315-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-
WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-
SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...HERREID...
EUREKA...ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...
WEBSTER...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...
MILBANK...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...FORT THOMPSON
510 AM CDT TUE OCT 14 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.


$$
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