Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
433 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH TEMPERATURES NEAR 100 DEGREES AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY DOWN TO
THE MID 20S ALONG AND WEST OF THE MISSOURI RIVER THURSDAY WILL
LEAD TO A HIGH FIRE WEATHER THREAT. HOWEVER...RELATIVELY MODEST
SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL PREVENT HIGHER RISK. FIRE WEATHER WILL BE
OF LESS CONCERN FRIDAY AS CLOUD COVER AND WETTING RAIN WILL
ACCOMPANY AN INCOMING SYSTEM...REDUCED TEMPERATURES AND
INCREASED RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RESULT.

SDZ003-015-033-040015-
CORSON-DEWEY-STANLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...TIMBER LAKE...FORT PIERRE
333 AM MDT THU SEP 3 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
ARE USUALLY LOWER AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS HIGHER.

THE OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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SDZ004-009-016-034-035-045-048-040015-
CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-POTTER-SULLY-HUGHES-JONES-LYMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HERREID...MOBRIDGE...GETTYSBURG...ONIDA...
PIERRE...MURDO...PRESHO
433 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

...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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-010-011-017>023-036-037-051-040015-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-DAY-
FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-HYDE-HAND-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...
BRITTON...SISSETON...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...FAULKTON...REDFIELD...
CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...CLEAR LAKE...HIGHMORE...
MILLER...FORT THOMPSON
433 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

...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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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