Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
319 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.DISCUSSION...

DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA THIS WEEKEND, WITH
SOUTHERLY WINDS BRINGING WARM AIR UP INTO THE REGION. AFTERNOON
HIGHS WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 70S TO THE LOWER 80S BOTH TODAY AND
SUNDAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE FROM AROUND 35
PERCENT WEST OF THE MISSOURI RIVER TO AROUND 55 PERCENT IN WEST
CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

SDZ003-004-009-015-016-033>036-045-048-012230-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-DEWEY-POTTER-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-
JONES-LYMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKPALA...HERREID...MOBRIDGE...ISABEL...
GETTYSBURG...MISSION RIDGE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MURDO...
KENNEBEC
319 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016 /219 AM MDT SAT OCT 1 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


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MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-010-011-017>023-037-051-012230-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-DAY-
FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-HAND-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...
BRITTON...SISSETON...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...FAULKTON...REDFIELD...
CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...HAYTI...CLEAR LAKE...MILLER...
FORT THOMPSON
319 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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