Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
437 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.DISCUSSION...
CONDITIONS WILL BE COOL AND DRY AMID RELATIVELY LIGHT WINDS TO
START OFF THE DAY TODAY. HOWEVER...BY EARLY THIS EVENING...STRONG
SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL BE DEVELOPING ACROSS CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA. THESE STRONG WINDS WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD OVER INTO EASTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA BY SATURDAY MORNING...AND PERSIST THROUGHOUT THE DAY
SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT.

SDZ003-004-009-015-016-033>036-045-048-051-312315-
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
437 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /337 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

...HIGH FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON. UNFAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A LOW
MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC MATERIAL
ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT THERE IS A MODERATE TO HIGH
POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE OCCURRENCE. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE
RESTRICTED TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING HOURS WHEN WIND SPEEDS
USUALLY LOWER AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS HIGHER.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


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SDZ005-006-010-017>019-037-312315-
MCPHERSON-BROWN-EDMUNDS-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-HAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...IPSWICH...
FAULKTON...REDFIELD...CLARK...MILLER
437 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 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 SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


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MNZ039-046-SDZ007-008-011-020>023-312315-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-DAY-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-
DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...BRITTON...
SISSETON...WEBSTER...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...
CLEAR LAKE
437 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 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 SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


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