Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD
FNUS63 KABR 270914
Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
414 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017
Cool temperatures will persist today along with mostly cloudy skies
for eastern areas. Winds today will generally be from the north or
northeast while relative humidity this afternoon ranges from the 30s
and 40s over central South Dakota, to the 50s and 60s over northeast
South Dakota and west central Minnesota. Northeast winds will
prevail on Friday as temperatures remain cool. Relative humidity
will be a bit lower Friday afternoon, with readings bottoming out in
the 20s and 30s across central South Dakota into the James valley,
with higher 40s further east.
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
414 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017 /314 AM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017/
...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 to moderate category.