Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
415 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Breezy and gusty northwest winds will be felt across the region
today, along with cool temperatures - mainly for eastern areas.
Relative humidity will drop into the 20s this afternoon across
central South Dakota, with higher readings in the 30s and 40s
further east. On Sunday, winds are forecast to be lighter, but
humidity will once again drop into the 20s across central South
Dakota.

SDZ003-004-009-015-016-033>037-045-048-051-242315-
Corson-Campbell-Walworth-Dewey-Potter-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-
Jones-Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Herreid, Mobridge, Isabel,
Gettysburg, Mission Ridge, Onida, Pierre, Highmore, Miller, Murdo,
Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
415 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017 /315 AM MDT Sat Jun 24 2017/

...HIGH FIRE DANGER...

The grassland fire danger index will reach the high category
this afternoon. Unfavorable weather conditions or a low
moisture content of grasses and other dry organic material
on the ground indicate that there is a high
potential for a fire occurrence. Outdoor burning should be
restricted to early morning or evening hours when wind speeds
are usually lower and the relative humidity is higher.

The outlook for Sunday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low to moderate category.


$$

SDZ005>007-010-011-017>019-242315-
McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Edmunds-Day-Faulk-Spink-Clark-
Including the cities of Eureka, Aberdeen, Britton, Ipswich, Webster,
Faulkton, Redfield, and Clark
415 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 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.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ008-020>023-242315-
Traverse-Big Stone-Roberts-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Sisseton, Watertown,
Milbank, Hayti, and Clear Lake
415 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 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 category.


$$
TMT


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