Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
454 AM CDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.DISCUSSION...

Breezy southwest winds will develop across the region today, with
the highest gusts expected across north central South Dakota. Mild
and dry air will also be pushing into the region, bringing elevated
fire danger to much of the area. Relative humidity this afternoon
will fall into the 25 to 30 percent range, but could get slightly
lower over central South Dakota.

On Wednesday, winds will turn to a more west, then northwest
direction. Temperatures will remain mild, with highs in the 70s.
Relative humidity will fall into the 25 to 35 percent range for many
areas.

SDZ003>011-015>017-033>035-045-240000-
Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-Walworth-Edmunds-
Day-Dewey-Potter-Faulk-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Jones-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Herreid, Eureka, Aberdeen,
Britton, Sisseton, Mobridge, Ipswich, Webster, Isabel, Gettysburg,
Faulkton, Mission Ridge, Onida, Pierre, and Murdo
454 AM CDT Tue Apr 23 2019 /354 AM MDT Tue Apr 23 2019/

...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 Wednesday afternoon...The grassland fire danger
index will reach the high category.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ018>023-036-037-048-051-240000-
Traverse-Big Stone-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-Hyde-
Hand-Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Redfield, Clark,
Watertown, Milbank, Hayti, Clear Lake, Highmore, Miller, Kennebec,
and Fort Thompson
454 AM CDT Tue Apr 23 2019

...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 Wednesday afternoon...The grassland fire danger
index will reach the moderate to high category.


$$
TMT


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