Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
324 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.DISCUSSION...
WARM...DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE END OF THE WORK
WEEK. A DRY COLD FRONT SINKING ACROSS THE REGION WILL BRING
BREEZY WINDS OUT OF THE NORTH TO NORTHWEST THIS
AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY ACROSS EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND WEST
CENTRAL MINNESOTA. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH ARE EXPECTED.
WIND GUSTS MAY EXCEED 35 MPH AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON...BEFORE
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 15 MPH AFTER SUNSET. RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES SHOULD BOTTOM OUT MAINLY IN THE 25 TO 35 PERCENT
RANGE...WITH THE LOWEST READINGS NORTH. DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. EXPECT
TEMPERATURES TO RISE TO AROUND 80 DEGREES BOTH THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY.

MNZ039-046-SDZ006>008-011-032230-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-DAY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...ABERDEEN...
BRITTON...SISSETON...WEBSTER
324 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$

SDZ003>005-009-010-015>023-032230-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-
CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKPALA...HERREID...EUREKA...MOBRIDGE...
IPSWICH...ISABEL...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...REDFIELD...CLARK...
WATERTOWN...MILBANK...HAYTI...CLEAR LAKE
324 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016 /224 AM MDT TUE MAY 3 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$

SDZ033>037-045-048-051-032230-
STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MISSION RIDGE...ONIDA...PIERRE...
HIGHMORE...MILLER...MURDO...KENNEBEC...FORT THOMPSON
324 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016 /224 AM MDT TUE MAY 3 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$

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