Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
425 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.DISCUSSION...

A dry air mass will remain in place over the region today, with
rather low RH values this afternoon around 20 percent or lower
across central South Dakota. Winds will be from the northeast today,
but will remain generally around 10 mph or less over north central
South Dakota where RH will be the lowest. Elsewhere, expect winds in
the 10 to 20 mph range with RH values in the 20s and 30s. On Sunday,
a potent storm system will move into the region with rain spreading
into eastern South Dakota. Northeast winds will become breezy and
gusty during the day Sunday. Although, north central South Dakota
will remain dry on Sunday with RH values dropping into the 20s
during the mid to late afternoon.

MNZ046-SDZ018>023-292330-
Big Stone-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-
Including the cities of Ortonville, Redfield, Clark, Watertown,
Milbank, Hayti, and Clear Lake
425 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 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 Sunday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low category.


$$

MNZ039-SDZ003>011-015>017-033>037-045-048-051-292330-
Traverse-Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-Walworth-
Edmunds-Day-Dewey-Potter-Faulk-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Jones-
Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of Wheaton, McIntosh, Herreid, Eureka,
Aberdeen, Britton, Sisseton, Mobridge, Ipswich, Webster, Isabel,
Gettysburg, Faulkton, Mission Ridge, Onida, Pierre, Highmore,
Miller, Murdo, Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
425 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017 /325 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 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 Sunday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low to moderate category.


$$
TMT


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