Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
453 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING WILL BUILD EAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
WHILE A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE AREA MOVES INTO THE WESTERN PART OF
THE REGION ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON. AS A RESULT...WINDS WILL TURN TO
THE SOUTHEAST AND INCREASE INTO FRIDAY AFTERNOON ALONG WITH MUCH
WARMER AIR MOVING IN. IT WILL BECOME WINDY ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION
ON FRIDAY WITH PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES. A WEAK SYSTEM MOVING
ACROSS THE REGION INTO FRIDAY MORNING WILL BRING A FEW SPOTTY
CHANCES OF LIGHT RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS.

SDZ003-004-009-015-016-033>036-045-048-051-172315-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-DEWEY-POTTER-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-
JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...HERREID...MOBRIDGE...
TIMBER LAKE...GETTYSBURG...FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...PIERRE...
HIGHMORE...MURDO...PRESHO...FORT THOMPSON
453 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014 /353 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014/

...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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-010-011-017>023-037-172315-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-DAY-
FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-HAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...FAULKTON...
REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...
CLEAR LAKE...MILLER
453 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...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 HIGH CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

MOHR





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