Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
257 AM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.DISCUSSION...

A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE...STRETCHING FROM NORTH DAKOTA AND
EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA THROUGH MINNESOTA...WILL SLOWLY EXIT THE
NORTHERN PLAINS THROUGH THE START OF THE WEEKEND. WHILE SCATTERED
TO ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...MUCH OF EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND WESTERN
MINNEOSTA WILL REMAIN DRY THROUGH TONIGHT.

TEMPERATURES WILL BE ON THE REBOUND STARTING SATURDAY...WITH 90
DEGREE READINGS RETURNING TO CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA SUNDAY THROUGH MID
WEEK. INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS AROUND 15 TO 20 MPH ARE EXPECTED
SUNDAY...WITH HUMIDITY VALUES STILL ABOVE 40 PERCENT ACROSS MUCH OF
THE AREA.

SDZ003-015-016-033>036-045-048-051-292200-
CORSON-DEWEY-POTTER-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKPALA...ISABEL...GETTYSBURG...
MISSION RIDGE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MURDO...KENNEBEC...
FORT THOMPSON
257 AM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016 /157 AM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016/

...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 CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-017>023-037-292200-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-
WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
HAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...HERREID...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...
FAULKTON...REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...HAYTI...
CLEAR LAKE...MILLER
257 AM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...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.


$$

KF



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