Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
349 AM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...

SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY AS SURFACE
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES SOUTHEAST OF THE AREA. WINDS WILL BECOME BREEZY
ACROSS CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON AS MIN RH VALUES FALL
INTO THE 20S. FURTHER EAST...RH VALUES WILL GENERALLY RANGE FROM 30
TO 40 PERCENT DURING PEAK HEATING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT AND PERSISTING INTO TUESDAY.
WINDS ON TUESDAY WILL REMAIN SOUTHERLY...BUT VARY FROM SOUTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST DEPENDING ON LOCATION. MIN RH VALUES WILL BE A BIT HIGHER
ON TUESDAY AS MORE HUMID AIR MOVES INTO THE REGION...WITH READINGS
GENERALLY IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 50S.

SDZ003-015-033>035-045-048-051-252300-
CORSON-DEWEY-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKPALA...ISABEL...MISSION RIDGE...ONIDA...
PIERRE...MURDO...KENNEBEC...FORT THOMPSON
349 AM CDT MON JUL 25 2016 /249 AM MDT MON JUL 25 2016/

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

THE OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$

SDZ004-009-016>018-036-037-252300-
CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-HYDE-HAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HERREID...MOBRIDGE...GETTYSBURG...
FAULKTON...REDFIELD...HIGHMORE...MILLER
349 AM CDT MON JUL 25 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-010-011-019>023-252300-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-DAY-
CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...
BRITTON...SISSETON...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...CLARK...WATERTOWN...
MILBANK...HAYTI...CLEAR LAKE
349 AM CDT MON JUL 25 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$
TMT



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