Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
517 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

.DISCUSSION...

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA
THIS AFTERNOON THEN BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD AS ACTIVITY PUSHES
EASTWARD INTO NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA AND WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA INTO
THE EVENING HOURS. SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE WITH LARGE HAIL AND
STRONG WINDS. WINDS TODAY WILL BE FROM THE SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST AND
BE FAIRLY GUSTY. ALTHOUGH...LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL INCREASE THROUGH
THE DAY. WINDS WILL SWITCH TO THE WEST ON TUESDAY WITH COOLER AND
DRIER AIR MOVING IN. RH VALUES ON TUESDAY WILL FALL INTO THE 30S AND
40S.

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-310030-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-
WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-
HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...WAKPALA...HERREID...
EUREKA...ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...
WEBSTER...ISABEL...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...REDFIELD...CLARK...
WATERTOWN...MILBANK...HAYTI...CLEAR LAKE...MISSION RIDGE...ONIDA...
PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...MURDO...KENNEBEC...FORT THOMPSON
517 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016 /417 AM MDT MON MAY 30 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.

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TMT



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