Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
417 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA THIS MORNING
WILL BRING LIGHT WINDS. AS THE HIGH MOVES EAST THIS
AFTERNOON...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA. WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT OVER EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE AREA
THROUGHOUT THE DAY. HIGH TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL DEVELOP ON
TUESDAY AS EVEN WARMER AIR ENTERS THE REGION. GUSTY SOUTH WINDS
WILL DEVELOP WITH A FAIRLY DRY AIR MASS IN PLACE. MIN RH VALUES
TUESDAY AFTERNOON WILL GENERALLY FALL INTO THE 30S...BUT HAVE THE
POTENTIAL TO BE A BIT LOWER THAN THAT.

SDZ033>035-045-048-202315-
STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-JONES-LYMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...PIERRE...MURDO...
PRESHO
417 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014 /317 AM MDT MON OCT 20 2014/

...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
USUALLY LOWER AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS HIGHER.

THE OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

SDZ003-004-009-010-015>017-036-037-051-202315-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-HYDE-HAND-
BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...HERREID...MOBRIDGE...
IPSWICH...TIMBER LAKE...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...HIGHMORE...
MILLER...FORT THOMPSON
417 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014 /317 AM MDT MON OCT 20 2014/

...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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-011-018>023-202315-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-DAY-SPINK-
CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...WEBSTER...REDFIELD...CLARK...
WATERTOWN...MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...CLEAR LAKE
417 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

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


$$
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