Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
424 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.DISCUSSION...

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE
REGION TODAY AND BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSHOWERS TO
CENTRAL AND PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA. WINDS WILL FAVOR
A WEST TO SOUTHWEST MUCH OF THE DAY. ALTHOUGH...THE WIND DIRECTION
FORECAST IS A BIT TRICKY TODAY AS THE WIND FIELD COULD BECOME A
BIT MORE VARIABLE AS THE UPPER LOW PASSES OVERHEAD. MIN RH VALUES
ARE FORECAST TO FALL INTO THE UPPER 20S AND 30S. ON
TUESDAY...WINDS WILL BE FROM THE NORTHWEST BECOME BREEZY. WARMER
AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION WITH HIGHS IN THE 70S AND MIN RH
VALUES IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOW 30S. NO PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST
ON TUESDAY.

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-022330-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-
WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-
HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...WAKPALA...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...FORT THOMPSON
424 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016 /324 AM MDT MON MAY 2 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 TO MODERATE CATEGORY.

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TMT



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