Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
445 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA AND
WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA DURING THE MORNING HOURS. THE WIND DIRECTION
TODAY SHOULD BEGIN TO FAVOR A SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST DIRECTION FOR MOST
AREAS...ALTHOUGH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA WILL BE MORE WESTERLY LATER
TODAY. ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON...SOME OF WHICH COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE WITH STRONG WIND
GUSTS. CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO FEEL MORE HUMID TODAY WITH RH VALUES
MAINLY IN THE 40S AND 50S DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. ON
THURSDAY...CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO DRY OUT AS MIN RH VALUES FALL
INTO THE 30S. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE OUT OF THE WEST OR SOUTHWEST.

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-252345-
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
445 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016 /345 AM MDT WED MAY 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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.

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