Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
457 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...
GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...AHEAD OF A
WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WHICH WILL MOVE FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE
REGION TODAY. THIS BOUNDARY MAY BE THE FOCUS FOR ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS BY THE PEAK HEATING HOURS...WITH DEVELOPMENT
EXPECTED TO BEGIN OVER CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. SOME STORMS MAY
BECOME STRONG. ADDITIONAL CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THEN EXIST OVERNIGHT ACROSS NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA AND WEST
CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-182315-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-
ROBERTS-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-
LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...MCLAUGHLIN...
HERREID...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...
IPSWICH...WEBSTER...TIMBER LAKE...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...
REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...
CLEAR LAKE...FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...
MURDO...PRESHO...FORT THOMPSON
457 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014 /357 AM MDT FRI JUL 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 SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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