Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
412 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

.DISCUSSION...

WINDS WILL BE FROM A WEST TO SOUTHWEST DIRECTION ACROSS THE AREA
TODAY AS MIN RH VALUES DROP INTO THE 30S BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.
WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSHOWERS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. ON FRIDAY...WINDS WILL SWITCH TO THE NORTH OR
NORTHEAST AS A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE BRINGS DECENT CHANCES FOR
RAINFALL. RH VALUES ARE FORECAST TO BOTTOM OUT IN THE 40S AND 50S ON
FRIDAY.

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-262315-
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
412 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016 /312 AM MDT THU MAY 26 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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.

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TMT



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