Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
451 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...
CHANCES OF RAIN TODAY WILL BE FOCUSED ALONG AND NORTH OF THE
DAKOTAS BORDER...BEFORE RAIN CHANCES INCREASE ACROSS MUCH OF
SOUTH DAKOTA LATER TONIGHT AND INTO THURSDAY. TEMPERATURES TODAY
SHOULD BE WARMING INTO THE 80S FOR MOST AREAS...WHILE A SLIGHT
UPTICK IN LOW LEVEL MOISTURE ON SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS SHOULD HELP
KEEP RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AT PEAK HEATING GENERALLY WITHIN THE
35 TO 55 PERCENT RANGE.

SDZ015-060030-
DEWEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TIMBER LAKE
451 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

...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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


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MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-016>023-033>037-045-048-051-060030-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-
WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-
DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...MCLAUGHLIN...
HERREID...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...
IPSWICH...WEBSTER...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...REDFIELD...CLARK...
WATERTOWN...MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...CLEAR LAKE...FORT PIERRE...
ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...MURDO...PRESHO...FORT THOMPSON
451 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

...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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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