Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
326 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Exiting high pressure today will result in increasing southerly
winds ushering in warmer air and more moisture. Highs in the upper
70s and 80s today will be accompanied by minimum relative humidity
values in the 30 to 40 percent range. The next good chance of
showers and thunderstorms will arrive Friday afternoon into
Saturday, as low pressure shifts over the region.

SDZ033-232230-
Stanley-
Including the city of Mission Ridge
226 AM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...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 high
potential for a fire occurrence. Outdoor burning should be
restricted to early morning or evening hours when wind speeds
are usually lower and the relative humidity is higher.

The outlook for Thursday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the high category.


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SDZ003-015-016-034-035-045-048-051-232230-
Corson-Dewey-Potter-Sully-Hughes-Jones-Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Isabel, Gettysburg, Onida, Pierre,
Murdo, Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
326 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017 /226 AM MDT Wed Aug 23 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 Thursday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate to high category.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-017>023-036-037-232230-
Traverse-Big Stone-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-
Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-
Hyde-Hand-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Herreid, Eureka,
Aberdeen, Britton, Sisseton, Mobridge, Ipswich, Webster, Faulkton,
Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Milbank, Hayti, Clear Lake, Highmore,
and Miller
326 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 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 Thursday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low category.


$$

KF


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