Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
506 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.DISCUSSION...

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT CENTRAL AND
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA EARLY THIS MORNING AND WILL LIKELY LINGER
INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS. OTHERWISE...DRIER AIR WILL SPREAD OVER THE
REGION TODAY WITH MIN RH VALUES RANGING FROM THE 20S OVER CENTRAL
SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON TO THE 40S OVER EASTERN AREAS. WINDS
WILL BE FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY AND GENERALLY RANGE FROM 10 TO 20
MPH. ON MONDAY...WINDS WILL TURN TO THE SOUTH OR SOUTHWEST WITH RH
VALUES BOTTOMING OUT IN THE 20S AND 30S FOR MOST LOCATIONS DURING
THE AFTERNOON.

SDZ003-015-016-033>037-045-048-051-250015-
CORSON-DEWEY-POTTER-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-
BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKPALA...ISABEL...GETTYSBURG...
MISSION RIDGE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...MURDO...
KENNEBEC...FORT THOMPSON
506 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016 /406 AM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016/

...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 MONDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-017>023-250015-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-
WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...HERREID...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...
FAULKTON...REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...HAYTI...
CLEAR LAKE
506 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 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 MONDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$
TMT



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