Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
410 AM CDT SUN AUG 21 2016

.DISCUSSION...

WARMER AND DRIER AIR WILL BEGIN MOVING INTO THE REGION TODAY AND
REMAIN IN PLACE OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. MIN RH VALUES WILL DROP INTO
THE 20S ACROSS CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA THE NEXT THREE AFTERNOONS. THIS
WILL HEIGHTEN THE FIRE DANGER AS SOUTHERLY WINDS ALSO
INCREASE...ESPECIALLY ON MONDAY. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 267 WILL SEE RH
VALUES FALL TO NEAR 20 PERCENT ON MONDAY WITH MARGINAL WIND SPEEDS
AROUND 25 MPH. HIGH TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL DEVELOP ACROSS
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA ON MONDAY.

SDZ003-015-016-033>036-045-048-212315-
CORSON-DEWEY-POTTER-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-JONES-LYMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKPALA...ISABEL...GETTYSBURG...
MISSION RIDGE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MURDO...KENNEBEC
410 AM CDT SUN AUG 21 2016 /310 AM MDT SUN AUG 21 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 MONDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-017>023-037-051-212315-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-
WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
HAND-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...HERREID...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...
FAULKTON...REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...HAYTI...
CLEAR LAKE...MILLER...FORT THOMPSON
410 AM CDT SUN AUG 21 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 MONDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.


$$
TMT



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