Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
402 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE EAST OF THE REGION TODAY WITH A STRONG
COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO SWEEP EAST ACROSS THE STATE THIS EVENING.
AHEAD OF THE FRONT...MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES WITH INCREASING WINDS CAN
BE EXPECTED. LOOK FOR ISOLATED SHOWERS ALONG AND BEHIND THE COLD
FRONT AS IT PASSES THROUGH. WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHWEST AND
INCREASE IN SPEED BEHIND THE FRONT. IT WILL REMAIN WINDY THROUGH
THE DAY ON FRIDAY.

SDZ033>035-022330-
STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...PIERRE
402 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014 /302 AM MDT THU OCT 2 2014/

...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
USUALLY LOWER AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS HIGHER.

THE OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


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SDZ003-004-009-015-016-036-037-045-048-051-022330-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-DEWEY-POTTER-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-
BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...HERREID...MOBRIDGE...
TIMBER LAKE...GETTYSBURG...HIGHMORE...MILLER...MURDO...PRESHO...
FORT THOMPSON
402 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014 /302 AM MDT THU OCT 2 2014/

...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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.


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MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-010-011-017>023-022330-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-DAY-
FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...FAULKTON...
REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...CLEAR LAKE
402 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

...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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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