Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD
FNUS63 KABR 240737
Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
237 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017
Low pressure south of the area will result in north/northeast winds,
with fog, some drizzle and low clouds. Drier air will move in from
the northeast to help with partial clearing, though there may be
some fog redevelopment overnight. Winds will shift to southeasterly
from west to east over the course of the weekend, but should
generally stay light.
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, McIntosh, Herreid,
Eureka, Aberdeen, Britton, Sisseton, Mobridge, Ipswich, Webster,
Isabel, Gettysburg, Faulkton, Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Milbank,
Hayti, Clear Lake, Mission Ridge, Onida, Pierre, Highmore, Miller,
Murdo, Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
237 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017 /137 AM MDT Fri Mar 24 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 Saturday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate to high category.