Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
343 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Well above normal temperatures continue, topping out between 10 and
20 degrees above normal this afternoon. Winds will be less than 15
mph across much of the area today, with relative humidity values
staying above 50 percent. However, relative humidity values could
fall into the 20 to 30 percent range west of the Missouri River.

Low pressure will dive across eastern North Dakota and Minnesota
tonight, with windy conditions developing across our area late
tonight through Wednesday. Gusts of 35 to 45 mph will be possible.
Temperature will remain above normal, with humidity values around 50
percent or higher.

SDZ033-045-122345-
Stanley-Jones-
Including the cities of Mission Ridge and Murdo
343 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017 /243 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017/

...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 high
potential for a fire occurrence. Outdoor burning should be
restricted to early morning or evening hours when wind speeds
are usually lower and the relative humidity is higher.

The outlook for Wednesday afternoon...The grassland fire danger
index will reach the very high category.


$$

SDZ003-015-034-035-048-122345-
Corson-Dewey-Sully-Hughes-Lyman-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Isabel, Onida, Pierre,
and Kennebec
343 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017 /243 AM MST Tue Dec 12 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 Wednesday afternoon...The grassland fire danger
index will reach the moderate to high category.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-016>023-036-037-051-122345-
Traverse-Big Stone-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-
Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Potter-Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-
Deuel-Hyde-Hand-Buffalo-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Herreid, Eureka,
Aberdeen, Britton, Sisseton, Mobridge, Ipswich, Webster, Gettysburg,
Faulkton, Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Milbank, Hayti, Clear Lake,
Highmore, Miller, and Fort Thompson
343 AM CST Tue Dec 12 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 Wednesday afternoon...The grassland fire danger
index will reach the low to moderate category.


$$

KF



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