Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
358 AM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Temperatures and relative humidity values will vary significantly
across the area today, with the coolest and highest humidity values
found northwest of Mobridge. Breezy afternoon winds will also be
possible, mainly along and east of the James River Valley.

Much cooler and damp weather will settle in Saturday through at
least the start of the next work week as an elongated area of low
pressure meanders across the region. An extended period of light to
moderate rain will result in 1 to around 4 inches of total rain by
Monday night. The highest amounts of 2 inches or more, are expected
southeast of a line from Presho and Ree Heights to Aberdeen.

SDZ015-033>037-045-048-051-222300-
Dewey-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Jones-Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of Isabel, Mission Ridge, Onida, Pierre,
Highmore, Miller, Murdo, Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
358 AM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017 /258 AM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017/

...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 Saturday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low category.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-016>023-222300-
Traverse-Big Stone-Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-
Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Potter-Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-
Deuel-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, McIntosh, Herreid,
Eureka, Aberdeen, Britton, Sisseton, Mobridge, Ipswich, Webster,
Gettysburg, Faulkton, Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Milbank, Hayti,
and Clear Lake
358 AM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017 /258 AM MDT Fri Sep 22 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 Saturday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low category.


$$

KF


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