Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
408 AM CDT Sat May 27 2017


Winds will generally be from a west to southwest direction today,
depending on location. Although, winds will turn more northwest
later this afternoon over central South Dakota. Showers are expected
across southern South Dakota this morning, with redevelopment of
widely scattered showers or thundershowers across the region later
this afternoon and evening. Rainfall amounts will remain on the
light side. Min RH values this afternoon are forecast to fall into
the 20s and 30s for most areas, although readings in the 40s are
forecast over east central South Dakota.

Winds will become breezy and gusty from the northwest on Sunday.
Afternoon showers are possible, mainly for eastern areas as Min RH
values bottom out in the 20s and 30s once again by late afternoon.

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
408 AM CDT Sat May 27 2017 /308 AM MDT Sat May 27 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 Sunday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low to moderate category.


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