Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
502 AM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

.DISCUSSION...

NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY INTO TONIGHT
AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS. RAINFALL WILL ALSO
BEGIN MOVING INTO CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA LATER TODAY...WITH
PRECIPITATION SPREADING EAST AND INCREASING IN AREAL COVERAGE AND
INTENSITY OVERNIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF OVER 1 TO
2 INCHES ARE LIKELY FOR MANY AREAS BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN COOL...WITH PERSISTENT CLOUD COVER AND
HIGH RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-016>023-270015-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-
WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-
DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...HERREID...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...
GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...
HAYTI...CLEAR LAKE
502 AM CDT TUE APR 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.

$$

SDZ003-015-033>037-045-048-051-270015-
CORSON-DEWEY-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKPALA...ISABEL...MISSION RIDGE...ONIDA...
PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...MURDO...KENNEBEC...FORT THOMPSON
502 AM CDT TUE APR 26 2016 /402 AM MDT TUE APR 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.

$$
TMT



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