Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
510 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.DISCUSSION...

An upper level low pressure area will bring numerous showers into
the afternoon and early evening as it moves south and out of the
region. Rainfall amounts of a quarter inch to a half inch are
expected along and west of the James Valley. Trace amounts to maybe
a quarter inch are expected east of the James Valley. Otherwise,
skies will clear tonight and be mostly sunny on Wednesday as surface
high pressure builds across the region. The late afternoon rhs will
vary from around 35 percent in the far northeast to around 70
percent far southwest. Northeast winds will also be breezy with
highs from the upper 40s to the upper 50s across the region.

MNZ039-046-SDZ007-008-250015-
Traverse-Big Stone-Marshall-Roberts-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Britton, and Sisseton
510 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...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 moderate to high category.


$$

SDZ003>006-009>011-015>023-250015-
Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Dewey-Potter-
Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Herreid, Eureka, Aberdeen,
Mobridge, Ipswich, Webster, Isabel, Gettysburg, Faulkton, Redfield,
Clark, Watertown, Milbank, Hayti, and Clear Lake
510 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018 /410 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018/

...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.


$$

SDZ033>037-045-048-051-250015-
Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Jones-Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of Mission Ridge, Onida, Pierre, Highmore,
Miller, Murdo, Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
510 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018 /410 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018/

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


$$

Mohr



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