Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
438 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A STRONG LOW PRESSURE AREA MOVING ACROSS THE REGION WILL BRING
MAINLY SNOW TO CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA AND WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA TODAY. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FROM 1
TO 5 INCHES MAINLY EAST IN THE REGION. OTHERWISE...NORTHEAST WINDS
WILL BE STRONG TODAY AT 20 TO 35 MPH. COOL SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
RIDGING WILL BUILD INTO AND ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT AND THURSDAY
BRINGING CLEARING SKIES...DRIER CONDITIONS ALONG WITH MUCH BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND LIGHTER WINDS.

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-162330-
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...MCLAUGHLIN...
HERREID...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...
IPSWICH...WEBSTER...TIMBER LAKE...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...
REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...
CLEAR LAKE...FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...
MURDO...PRESHO...FORT THOMPSON
438 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014 /338 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014/

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


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MOHR




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