Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
418 AM CDT Fri Oct 13 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Surface high pressure will move east across the area this morning,
keeping winds on the light side. By this afternoon, southeast
breezes will develop as the high shifts into Minnesota. Relative
humidity will drop into the 20s and 30s across the region today.

Rain showers move into the area on Saturday as low pressure moves
east across the Plains. Humidity will stay fairly high through the
day with cool temperatures and cloudy skies in place. Winds will
become breezy and gusty out of the northwest as a frontal boundary
moves through the area.

SDZ003-015-016-033>035-045-132330-
Corson-Dewey-Potter-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Jones-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Isabel, Gettysburg, Mission Ridge,
Onida, Pierre, and Murdo
418 AM CDT Fri Oct 13 2017 /318 AM MDT Fri Oct 13 2017/

...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 Saturday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate to high category.


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MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-017>023-036-037-048-051-132330-
Traverse-Big Stone-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-
Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-
Hyde-Hand-Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Herreid, Eureka,
Aberdeen, Britton, Sisseton, Mobridge, Ipswich, Webster, Faulkton,
Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Milbank, Hayti, Clear Lake, Highmore,
Miller, Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
418 AM CDT Fri Oct 13 2017

...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 Saturday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low to moderate category.


$$
TMT


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