Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
426 AM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

.DISCUSSION...

HOT TEMPERATURES WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA TODAY AND PERSIST THROUGH
FRIDAY. MIN RH VALUES TODAY WILL RANGE FROM THE 20S AND 30S OVER
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA TO THE 50S AND LOW 60S OVER EASTERN PORTIONS OF
THE FORECAST AREA. WINDS WILL BE RATHER BREEZY AND GUSTY FROM THE
SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST TODAY AS WELL. WINDS ON WEDNESDAY WILL BE FROM
THE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AND ARE FORECAST TO BE LIGHTER THAN TODAY.
MIN RH VALUES ON WEDNESDAY WILL DROP TO AROUND 20 PERCENT OVER
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.

SDZ033-045-192330-
STANLEY-JONES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MISSION RIDGE...MURDO
426 AM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016 /326 AM MDT TUE JUL 19 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$

SDZ003-004-009-015>017-034>037-048-051-192330-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-
LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKPALA...HERREID...MOBRIDGE...ISABEL...
GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...
KENNEBEC...FORT THOMPSON
426 AM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016 /326 AM MDT TUE JUL 19 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-010-011-018>023-192330-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-DAY-
SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...
BRITTON...SISSETON...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...REDFIELD...CLARK...
WATERTOWN...MILBANK...HAYTI...CLEAR LAKE
426 AM CDT TUE JUL 19 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$
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