Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
308 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Dry and cool high pressure will build into the region, with
northwest winds becoming breezy this afternoon. A few gusts of 30 to
35 mph will be possible over eastern South Dakota and western
Minnesota. Expect slightly below normal temperatures, and relative
humidity values above 40 percent. The ridge of high pressure will
exit across Minnesota on Sunday, with above normal temperatures
returning for Sunday and Monday. Dry weather will continue through
at least Thanksgiving.

MNZ039-046-SDZ008-011-015-017>023-033>037-045-048-051-182315-
Traverse-Big Stone-Roberts-Day-Dewey-Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-
Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Jones-Lyman-
Buffalo-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Sisseton, Webster,
Isabel, Faulkton, Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Milbank, Hayti,
Clear Lake, Mission Ridge, Onida, Pierre, Highmore, Miller, Murdo,
Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
308 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017 /208 AM MST Sat Nov 18 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 Sunday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate category.


$$

SDZ003>007-009-010-016-182315-
Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Walworth-Edmunds-Potter-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Herreid, Eureka, Aberdeen,
Britton, Mobridge, Ipswich, and Gettysburg
308 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017 /208 AM MST Sat Nov 18 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 Sunday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate category.


$$

KF



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