Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
424 AM CDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Northerly breezes will be felt across the area today as high
pressure builds southward into the region. The lowest humidity this
afternoon will be found across central South Dakota with readings in
the 20s - although winds will be fairly light. Further east readings
will drop into the 40s by late afternoon. Elevated fire danger makes
a return on Monday as breezy southerly winds return, along with hot
temperatures. Very high fire danger will set up across south central
South Dakota where humidity is forecast to fall into the upper teens.

SDZ003>005-009-010-015>017-033>037-045-048-051-232330-
Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Walworth-Edmunds-Dewey-Potter-Faulk-
Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Jones-Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Herreid, Eureka, Mobridge,
Ipswich, Isabel, Gettysburg, Faulkton, Mission Ridge, Onida, Pierre,
Highmore, Miller, Murdo, Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
424 AM CDT Sun Jul 23 2017 /324 AM MDT Sun Jul 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 Monday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the high to very high category.


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MNZ039-046-SDZ006>008-011-018>023-232330-
Traverse-Big Stone-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-Day-Spink-Clark-Codington-
Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Aberdeen, Britton,
Sisseton, Webster, Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Milbank, Hayti,
and Clear Lake
424 AM CDT Sun Jul 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 Monday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low to moderate category.


$$
TMT



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