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 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
000
FNUS63 KABR 280956
RFDABR

RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
456 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT...BRINGING CHANCES FOR LIGHT RAIN. OF
MOST CONCERN HOWEVER IS THE VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WHICH WILL
OCCUR BEHIND THE COLD FRONT LATER THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE FOR PARTS OF THE WESTERN DAKOTAS
TONIGHT.

VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER IS EXPECTED TO CARRY INTO SUNDAY AS WELL.
BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL DOMINATE THE AFTERNOON. THE AMOUNT
OF MOISTURE RECEIVED TONIGHT MAY INFLUENCE MIN RH VALUES HOWEVER.

SDZ003>007-009-010-015>017-033>037-045-048-051-290000-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DEWEY-
POTTER-FAULK-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...HERREID...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...BRITTON...MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...TIMBER LAKE...
GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...
MILLER...MURDO...PRESHO...FORT THOMPSON
456 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015 /356 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015/

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH
CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON. VERY POOR WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A
VERY LOW MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY
ORGANIC MATERIAL ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT DANGEROUS
BURNING CONDITIONS EXIST. FIRES WILL SPREAD RAPIDLY AND
SHOW ERRATIC BEHAVIOR. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ008-011-018>023-290000-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-ROBERTS-DAY-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-
DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...SISSETON...
WEBSTER...REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...
CLEAR LAKE
456 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


$$






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