Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
337 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE EXITING TO OUR SOUTHEAST...AND LOW PRESSURE ACROSS
SOUTH CENTRAL CANADA WILL RESULT IN WARMING AIR TODAY ON SOUTH TO
SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS. TEMPERATURES WILL RISE INTO THE 80S...AS
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FALLS INTO THE 20 TO 25 PERCENT RANGE FOR MOST
AREAS.

HUMIDITY RECOVERY TONIGHT WILL BE MARGINAL...AROUND 60 TO 80
PERCENT AS TEMPERATURES FALL INTO THE 50S. THIS WILL BE AS A COLD
FRONT SINKS ACROSS NORTH DAKOTA. EXPECT TEMPERATURES TO RISE INTO
THE THE 80S AGAIN FRIDAY. THE COLD FRONT WILL SINK ACROSS THE
AREA FRIDAY...WITH ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
NIGHT. OTHERWISE...DRY WEATHER SHOULD RETURN FOR SATURDAY THROUGH
A LEAST EARLY SUNDAY.


MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-016-020-052245-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-
WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-POTTER-CODINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...HERREID...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...
GETTYSBURG...WATERTOWN
337 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...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 LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$

SDZ003-015-017>019-021>023-033>037-045-048-051-052245-
CORSON-DEWEY-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-
HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKPALA...ISABEL...FAULKTON...REDFIELD...
CLARK...MILBANK...HAYTI...CLEAR LAKE...MISSION RIDGE...ONIDA...
PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...MURDO...KENNEBEC...FORT THOMPSON
337 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016 /237 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016/

...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.


$$

KF


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