Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
430 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Winds will be from the north to northeast today behind a departing
cold front. A few scattered showers and storms will also be moving
east across the region through the morning hours. Min RH values this
afternoon will range from the 30s over central South Dakota to
around 50 percent over northeast South Dakota and west central
Minnesota.

On Monday, winds will begin to turn to the southeast in the morning
hours, then become a bit more variable across the region during the
afternoon. By later in the afternoon, north central South Dakota
will begin to experience northwest winds. Min RH on Monday will
range from the 40s to 50s across most of the area.

SDZ003-015-033-035-045-048-202330-
Corson-Dewey-Stanley-Hughes-Jones-Lyman-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Isabel, Mission Ridge, Pierre,
Murdo, and Kennebec
430 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017 /330 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 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 low to moderate category.


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MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-016>023-034-036-037-051-202330-
Traverse-Big Stone-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-
Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Potter-Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-
Deuel-Sully-Hyde-Hand-Buffalo-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Herreid, Eureka,
Aberdeen, Britton, Sisseton, Mobridge, Ipswich, Webster, Gettysburg,
Faulkton, Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Milbank, Hayti, Clear Lake,
Onida, Highmore, Miller, and Fort Thompson
430 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 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 category.


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TMT


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