Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
452 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017


Cool and breezy conditions will be felt across the region today,
with scattered showers affecting eastern areas. Winds will be from a
northerly direction today with Min RH values remaining high for
eastern areas where showers will be present. Further west, RH will
bottom out around 40 percent. On Wednesday, winds will begin to
switch to a southeast direction with dry conditions expected. Min RH
on Wednesday will range from the 30s over central South Dakota to
the 40s further east.

Traverse-Big Stone-Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-
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
452 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017 /352 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017/


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


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