Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
422 AM CST Tue Nov 14 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Morning fog east of the Missouri River will slowly exit east, as a
cold front sweeps across the region this afternoon. Winds will shift
out of the northwest behind the cold front. Relative humidity values
will fall to around 35 percent west of the Missouri River as
temperatures rise into the 50s. There will only be a slight chance
of precipitation this evening along the North Dakota and South
Dakota border. High pressure will move overhead Wednesday, before
shifting into Minnesota on Thursday. Expect windy conditions to
develop Thursday, with southeast winds of 25 to 35 mph and gusts as
high as 40 to 45 mph possible.

SDZ003-004-009-015-016-033>036-045-048-051-150030-
Corson-Campbell-Walworth-Dewey-Potter-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-
Jones-Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Herreid, Mobridge, Isabel,
Gettysburg, Mission Ridge, Onida, Pierre, Highmore, Murdo, Kennebec,
and Fort Thompson
422 AM CST Tue Nov 14 2017 /322 AM MST Tue Nov 14 2017/

...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 to moderate category.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-010-011-017>023-037-150030-
Traverse-Big Stone-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-Edmunds-Day-
Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-Hand-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Eureka, Aberdeen,
Britton, Sisseton, Ipswich, Webster, Faulkton, Redfield, Clark,
Watertown, Milbank, Hayti, Clear Lake, and Miller
422 AM CST Tue Nov 14 2017

...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 to moderate category.


$$

KF



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