Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
406 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017


Light winds this morning will give way to increasing southerly winds
through the day as surface high pressure departs. The highest speeds
will be found across central South Dakota today. Min RH values this
afternoon will bottom out in the 30s and 40s under partly cloudy
skies. On Thursday, winds will gradually switch to the west as a
surface trough moves through the region. Winds will become breezy
and gusty over central South Dakota as Min RH values drop into the
upper 20s. Further east, RH values will fall into the 30s and 40s.

Traverse-Big Stone-Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-
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
406 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017 /306 AM MDT Wed May 24 2017/


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.


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