Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD
FNUS63 KABR 290929
Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
429 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017
Winds will be from the southeast today as relative humidity drops
into the 30s and low 40s during the afternoon hours. Patches of
light rain over south central South Dakota early this morning will
come to an end, with cloud cover also diminishing through the day.
Winds on Thursday are forecast to be from the east or southeast, with
humidity dropping into the 30s over central South Dakota to the 50s
over northeast South Dakota and west central Minnesota.
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
429 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017 /329 AM MDT Wed Mar 29 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.