Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
332 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WHILE THE EAST WILL SEE SOME RAIN SHOWERS TODAY MUCH OF THE WEST
WILL BE DRY SLOTTED. MIN RH WILL FALL INTO THE 20S SOUTH AND WEST
OF PIERRE AS WINDS SHIFT TO THE WEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH. THEREFORE
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER IS EXPECTED FOR THIS REGION. AS WINDS
INCREASE OUT OF THE NORTHWEST ON TUESDAY TO 15 TO 30 MPH ACROSS
THE AREA VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE NORTHEAST
PART OF SD AND WEST CENTRAL MN EVEN THOUGH MIN RH WILL BE HIGHER.

SDZ015-033-034-045-242330-
DEWEY-STANLEY-SULLY-JONES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TIMBER LAKE...FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...
MURDO
332 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015 /232 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015/

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH
CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON. VERY POOR WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A
VERY LOW MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY
ORGANIC MATERIAL ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT DANGEROUS
BURNING CONDITIONS EXIST. FIRES WILL SPREAD RAPIDLY AND
SHOW ERRATIC BEHAVIOR. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

THE OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


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MNZ039-SDZ003>011-016>018-035>037-048-051-242330-
TRAVERSE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-
WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-LYMAN-
BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...MCLAUGHLIN...HERREID...
EUREKA...ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...
WEBSTER...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...REDFIELD...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...
MILLER...PRESHO...FORT THOMPSON
332 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015 /232 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015/

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

THE OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ046-SDZ019>023-242330-
BIG STONE-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ORTONVILLE...CLARK...WATERTOWN...
MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...CLEAR LAKE
332 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...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 VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


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