Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
303 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.DISCUSSION...

A CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY SINK SOUTHWARD INTO THE REGION
TODAY WITH LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS FOR MOST LOCATIONS. WINDS WILL
BECOME SOUTHEASTERLY LATER THIS AFTERNOON FOR AREAS ALONG AND WEST
OF THE MISSOURI RIVER VALLEY. THE CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING
A DRY AIRMASS INTO NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA WITH AFTERNOON
HUMIDITY VALUES FALLING BETWEEN 20 TO 30 PERCENT.

SDZ003-009-015-016-033>036-045-302215-
CORSON-WALWORTH-DEWEY-POTTER-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-JONES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKPALA...MOBRIDGE...ISABEL...GETTYSBURG...
MISSION RIDGE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MURDO
303 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016 /203 AM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016/

...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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.


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MNZ039-046-SDZ004>008-010-011-017>023-037-048-051-302215-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-
DAY-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-HAND-LYMAN-
BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...HERREID...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...FAULKTON...
REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...HAYTI...CLEAR LAKE...
MILLER...KENNEBEC...FORT THOMPSON
303 AM CDT TUE AUG 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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