Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
322 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Areas of fog will continue over portions of eastern South Dakota and
western Minnesota this morning. Dry high pressure will slowly sink
to southeastern South Dakota and Nebraska this afternoon and evening.
Temperatures will rise to around 40 degrees, while relative humidity
remains above 40 percent. Winds will remain fairly light.

A surge of mild air and well above normal temperatures will spread
over the area on Monday. Winds will also become breezy from the west
as the air becomes drier, elevating fire danger. Relative humidity
is forecast to fall into the 30 percent range across south central
South Dakota, while above 40 percent elsewhere.

SDZ003-015-172330-
Corson-Dewey-
Including the cities of McIntosh and Isabel
222 AM MST Sun Dec 17 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 Monday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the high category.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-016>023-033>037-045-048-051-172330-
Traverse-Big Stone-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-
Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Potter-Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-
Deuel-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Jones-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,
Mission Ridge, Onida, Pierre, Highmore, Miller, Murdo, Kennebec,
and Fort Thompson
322 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017 /222 AM MST Sun Dec 17 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 Monday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate to high category.


$$

KF



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