Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
000
FNUS63 KABR 300836
RFDABR

RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
336 AM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.DISCUSSION...

WE WILL BE STUCK BETWEEN EXITING HIGH PRESSURE TO OUR EAST...AND
NEARING LOW PRESSURE STRETCHING FROM CANADA DOWN THROUGH MONTANA AND
WYOMING. THE MAIN RESULT WILL BE WARMING AND MOISTENING SOUTHERLY
WINDS THAT WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

EXPECT ISOLATED AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY...SHOULD
INCREASE IN COVERAGE TONIGHT AND SHIFT TO EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA. SOUTH TO SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH
IS EXPECTED SUNDAY. THE LOWEST RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE
AROUND 40 PERCENT ACROSS CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...AS TEMPERATURES JUMP
INTO THE MID 80S TO MID 90S.

SDZ015-016-033>035-045-302245-
DEWEY-POTTER-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-JONES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ISABEL...GETTYSBURG...MISSION RIDGE...
ONIDA...PIERRE...MURDO
336 AM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016 /236 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

SDZ003-009-036-037-048-051-302245-
CORSON-WALWORTH-HYDE-HAND-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKPALA...MOBRIDGE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...
KENNEBEC...FORT THOMPSON
336 AM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016 /236 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ004>008-010-011-017>023-302245-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-
DAY-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...HERREID...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...FAULKTON...
REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...HAYTI...CLEAR LAKE
336 AM CDT SAT JUL 30 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.