Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
252 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

.DISCUSSION...

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL LINGER ACROSS FAR EASTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA AND WESTERN MINNESOTA THIS MORNING...AS A COLD FRONT
EXITS TO OUR SOUTHEAST. IT WILL BE REPLACED BY MAINLY DRY HIGH
PRESSURE THAT WILL BE SLOWLY SINKING ACROSS OUR AREA FROM SOUTH
CENTRAL CANADA AND DOMINATE OUR WEATHER THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY.

NEAR...TO SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL PREVAIL
THROUGH THURSDAY...ON NORTH TO NORTHEASTERLY WINDS. LOOK FOR
PRECIPITATION CHANCES TO INCREASE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...MAINLY WEST
RIVER...AS THE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE EXITS ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES.

SDZ033-035-272200-
STANLEY-HUGHES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MISSION RIDGE...PIERRE
252 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016 /152 AM MDT WED JUL 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 TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-034-036-037-045-048-051-272200-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-
WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-
HAMLIN-DEUEL-SULLY-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...WAKPALA...HERREID...
EUREKA...ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...
WEBSTER...ISABEL...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...REDFIELD...CLARK...
WATERTOWN...MILBANK...HAYTI...CLEAR LAKE...ONIDA...HIGHMORE...
MILLER...MURDO...KENNEBEC...FORT THOMPSON
252 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016 /152 AM MDT WED JUL 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.


$$

KF


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