Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
454 AM CDT Sun May 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Strong and gusty northwest winds will be the story today, along with
afternoon scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs will once again
rise into the 70s with Min RH values dropping into the 20s and 30s
by late afternoon. Breezy northwest winds will persist again on
Monday as cooler temperatures move in. Min RH on Monday will range
from the 20s across central South Dakota to the 40s over eastern
areas. Scattered afternoon showers are forecast for eastern portions
of the forecast area as well on Monday.

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-290000-
Traverse-Big Stone-Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-
Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Dewey-Potter-Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-
Hamlin-Deuel-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, McIntosh, Herreid,
Eureka, Aberdeen, Britton, Sisseton, Mobridge, Ipswich, Webster,
Isabel, Gettysburg, Faulkton, Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Milbank,
Hayti, and Clear Lake
454 AM CDT Sun May 28 2017 /354 AM MDT Sun May 28 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 Memorial Day afternoon...The grassland fire danger
index will reach the low to moderate category.


$$

SDZ033>037-045-048-051-290000-
Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Jones-Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of Mission Ridge, Onida, Pierre, Highmore,
Miller, Murdo, Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
454 AM CDT Sun May 28 2017 /354 AM MDT Sun May 28 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 Memorial Day afternoon...The grassland fire danger
index will reach the low category.


$$
TMT


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