Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
303 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE SLOWLY APPROACHING FROM THE WEST...KEEPING DRY
WEATHER IN THE FORECAST THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY EVENING.
BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE COMMON THIS AFTERNOON OVER MAINLY
NORTHERN PORTIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL FALL TO 30 TO 35 PERCENT ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA BOTH TODAY AND THURSDAY AFTERNOON. BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL BE COMMON THIS AFTERNOON OVER MAINLY NORTHERN PORTIONS OF
SOUTH DAKOTA. THE COOLER TEMPERATURES...WITH HIGHS MAINLY IN THE
70S WILL LINGER THROUGH THE START OF THE WEEKEND.

SDZ015-242215-
DEWEY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...ISABEL
203 AM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

...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 MODERATE TO 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 MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$

SDZ003-009-016-033>037-045-048-051-242215-
CORSON-WALWORTH-POTTER-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-
BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKPALA...MOBRIDGE...GETTYSBURG...
MISSION RIDGE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...MURDO...
KENNEBEC...FORT THOMPSON
303 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016 /203 AM MDT WED AUG 24 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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ004>008-010-011-017>023-242215-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-
DAY-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...HERREID...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...FAULKTON...
REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...HAYTI...CLEAR LAKE
303 AM CDT WED AUG 24 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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$

KF


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