Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
438 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...

An area of showers and thunderstorms will move east across the
region this morning. Breezy and gusty south to southeast winds have
been occurring within this area of precipitation as it moves
eastward. Otherwise, generally light winds will be observed this
morning in precip-free areas. During the afternoon hours, winds will
gradually switch to the northwest as a frontal boundary moves
through the region. Min RH today will bottom out in the 40s across
central South Dakota, to the 60s over northeast South Dakota and
west central Minnesota.

On Tuesday, high pressure will be in place over the region with
north breezes for eastern areas. Across central South Dakota, winds
will generally be light and variable. Min RH on Tuesday will bottom
out in the 30s for most areas, although some upper 20s may be found
over central South Dakota.

SDZ003-015-033-045-212345-
Corson-Dewey-Stanley-Jones-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Isabel, Mission Ridge, and Murdo
438 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017 /338 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 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.


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MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-016>023-034>037-048-051-212345-
Traverse-Big Stone-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-
Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Potter-Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-
Deuel-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Herreid, Eureka,
Aberdeen, Britton, Sisseton, Mobridge, Ipswich, Webster, Gettysburg,
Faulkton, Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Milbank, Hayti, Clear Lake,
Onida, Pierre, Highmore, Miller, Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
438 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 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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