Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
257 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Low pressure developing to the west will result in winds becoming
predominantly south to southeasterly, however speeds will only top
out between 10 and 20mph. Otherwise, temperatures will be about 10
degrees above average today. Precipitation will move into western
South Dakota Tuesday associated with a system that will move mainly
south of the forecast area. Aside from some light rainfall amounts
across our west river counties, this system will leave the majority
of the forecast with little actual moisture.

SDZ003>005-009-010-015>017-033>037-045-048-051-272200-
Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Walworth-Edmunds-Dewey-Potter-Faulk-
Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Jones-Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Herreid, Eureka, Mobridge,
Ipswich, Isabel, Gettysburg, Faulkton, Mission Ridge, Onida, Pierre,
Highmore, Miller, Murdo, Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
257 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017 /157 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 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 moderate category.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ006>008-011-018>023-272200-
Traverse-Big Stone-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-Day-Spink-Clark-Codington-
Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Aberdeen, Britton,
Sisseton, Webster, Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Milbank, Hayti,
and Clear Lake
257 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 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 moderate category.


$$

Connelly



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