Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
422 AM CDT Sat May 26 2018


Light west winds this morning will gradually become southeast from
west to east across the region throughout the day. Although,
northeast South Dakota and west central Minnesota won`t see he
switch until this evening. Relative humidity will drop into the 20
to 30 percent range for most areas today.

Southerly winds will increase on Sunday and become breezy/gusty by
afternoon. Relative humidity will also be dropping into the 25 to 35
percent range for most areas. Very hot temperatures for this time of
year will be felt both today and on Sunday, with record highs quite
possible. Rainfall will be rather limited until perhaps Sunday night
and Monday night.

Traverse-Big Stone-Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, McIntosh, Herreid,
Eureka, Aberdeen, Britton, Sisseton, Mobridge, Ipswich, Webster,
Isabel, Gettysburg, Faulkton, Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Milbank,
Hayti, Clear Lake, Mission Ridge, Onida, Pierre, Highmore, Miller,
Murdo, Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
422 AM CDT Sat May 26 2018 /322 AM MDT Sat May 26 2018/


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.


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