Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
401 AM CDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...LIGHT WINDS THIS MORNING WILL BECOME SOUTHERLY
THROUGH THE DAY AND INCREASE IN SPEED. THE HIGHEST SPEEDS WILL BE
ACROSS CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. MIN RH VALUES WILL GENERALLY DROP INTO
THE 40S AND 50S THIS AFTERNOON. ON SUNDAY A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL
CROSS THE REGION AND SWITCH WINDS TO THE NORTHWEST.

SDZ003-004-009-015>017-033>037-045-048-051-182315-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-
HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...HERREID...MOBRIDGE...
TIMBER LAKE...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...
PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...MURDO...PRESHO...FORT THOMPSON
401 AM CDT SAT OCT 18 2014 /301 AM MDT SAT OCT 18 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


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MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-010-011-018>023-182315-
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...CASTLEWOOD...CLEAR LAKE
401 AM CDT SAT OCT 18 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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