Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
514 AM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016

.DISCUSSION...

HOT TEMPERATURES WILL ONCE AGAIN BE FELT TODAY WITH VERY HUMID
CONDITIONS OVER EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA. WINDS TODAY
WILL FAVOR AN EAST TO SOUTHEAST DIRECTION WITH MIN RH VALUES
DROPPING INTO THE UPPER 20S AND 30S ACROSS CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION LATE
THIS AFTERNOON AND THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...SOME OF WHICH WILL
BE SEVERE. ON SATURDAY A COLD FRONT WILL TRACK EAST ACROSS THE AREA
WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST. RH VALUES WILL DROP INTO
THE 20S OVER CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

SDZ033-045-048-230015-
STANLEY-JONES-LYMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MISSION RIDGE...MURDO...KENNEBEC
514 AM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016 /414 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016/

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


$$

SDZ003-009-015-016-034>037-051-230015-
CORSON-WALWORTH-DEWEY-POTTER-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKPALA...MOBRIDGE...ISABEL...GETTYSBURG...
ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...FORT THOMPSON
514 AM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016 /414 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016/

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


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ004>008-010-011-017>023-230015-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-
DAY-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...HERREID...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...FAULKTON...
REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...HAYTI...CLEAR LAKE
514 AM CDT FRI JUL 22 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 TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$
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