Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
506 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

.DISCUSSION...

RAINFALL WILL SPREAD ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA
TODAY...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS CENTERED OVER CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA. FAR NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA INTO WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA
WILL SEE THE LEAST RAIN...AND ACTUALLY EXPERIENCE DRY CONDITIONS
THROUGH A GOOD PORTION OF THE DAY. COOL TEMPERATURES AND BREEZY
EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL ALSO BE FELT TODAY. COOL TEMPERATURES
AND PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY...KEEPING
THE FIRE DANGER LOW.

MNZ039-046-SDZ007-008-280015-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...BRITTON...SISSETON
506 AM CDT WED APR 27 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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.

$$

SDZ003>006-009>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-280015-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-
FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-
HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKPALA...HERREID...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...
MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...ISABEL...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...
REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...HAYTI...CLEAR LAKE...
MISSION RIDGE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...MURDO...
KENNEBEC...FORT THOMPSON
506 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016 /406 AM MDT WED APR 27 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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.

$$
TMT



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