Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
432 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Strong northwest winds will occur across the region this morning,
with slowly diminishing winds through the afternoon and evening.
Gusts over 50 mph are likely across central South Dakota. Relative
humidity will drop into the 30s across south central South Dakota
today, once again elevating fire danger. Elsewhere, humidity will
generally be in the 40s and 50s.

Winds will be lighter on Tuesday from a westerly direction. Relative
humidity will drop into the 30s and 40s across central South Dakota,
although some upper 20s will be found over south central South
Dakota.

SDZ033-045-048-120045-
Stanley-Jones-Lyman-
Including the cities of Mission Ridge, Murdo, and Kennebec
432 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017 /332 AM MST Mon Dec 11 2017/

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

The grassland fire danger index will reach the very high
category this afternoon. Very poor weather conditions or a
very low moisture content of grasses and other dry
organic material on the ground indicate that dangerous
burning conditions exist. Fires will spread rapidly and
show erratic behavior. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

The outlook for Tuesday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate category.


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SDZ003-015-034-035-051-120045-
Corson-Dewey-Sully-Hughes-Buffalo-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Isabel, Onida, Pierre,
and Fort Thompson
432 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017 /332 AM MST Mon Dec 11 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 Tuesday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low category.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-016>023-036-037-120045-
Traverse-Big Stone-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-
Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Potter-Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-
Deuel-Hyde-Hand-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Herreid, Eureka,
Aberdeen, Britton, Sisseton, Mobridge, Ipswich, Webster, Gettysburg,
Faulkton, Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Milbank, Hayti, Clear Lake,
Highmore, and Miller
432 AM CST Mon Dec 11 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 Tuesday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low category.


$$
TMT


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