Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
234 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

.DISCUSSION...

BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS AROUND 35
MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
WESTERN MINNESOTA. THIS WILL BE DUE TO OUR LOCATION BETWEEN LOW
PRESSURE ACROSS ONTARIO AND HIGH PRESSURE NEARING FROM WYOMING AND
MONTANA. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE OVERHEAD TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY...WITH DRY WEATHER CONTINUING. NEAR NORMAL HIGH
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE...TOPPING OUT
IN THE UPPER 60S TO UPPER 70S...WITH THE HIGHEST READINGS ACROSS
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE BETWEEN 20
AND 30 PERCENT TODAY...AND 20 TO 35 PERCENT TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

SDZ003-004-009-015>017-033>037-045-262145-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-
HYDE-HAND-JONES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKPALA...HERREID...MOBRIDGE...ISABEL...
GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...MISSION RIDGE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...
MILLER...MURDO
234 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2016 /134 AM MDT MON SEP 26 2016/

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

THE OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$

SDZ005-006-010-018-019-048-051-262145-
MCPHERSON-BROWN-EDMUNDS-SPINK-CLARK-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...IPSWICH...REDFIELD...
CLARK...KENNEBEC...FORT THOMPSON
234 AM CDT MON SEP 26 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ007-008-011-020>023-262145-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-DAY-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...BRITTON...
SISSETON...WEBSTER...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...HAYTI...CLEAR LAKE
234 AM CDT MON SEP 26 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$

KF


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