Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
403 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

.DISCUSSION...
VERY DRY CONDITIONS SETTING UP TODAY WITH DRY HIGH PRESSURE
ESTABLISHING ITSELF OVER THE FORECAST AREA. RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES ACTUALLY DIP DOWN TO OR BELOW 20 PERCENT ACROSS MOST OF THE
REGION. THE INTERSTATE 90 CORRIDOR SEEMS TO BE WHERE RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN A BIT HIGHER TODAY. HOWEVER...WIND
SPEEDS TODAY ARE NOT EXPECTED TO CLIMB REALLY MUCH PAST ABOUT 5 TO
15 MPH. WETTING RAIN CHANCES ALSO REALLY START RAMPING UP LATER
TONIGHT AND PERSIST RIGHT ON THROUGH SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-172330-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-
ROBERTS-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-
LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...MCLAUGHLIN...
HERREID...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...
IPSWICH...WEBSTER...TIMBER LAKE...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...
REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...
CLEAR LAKE...FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...
MURDO...PRESHO...FORT THOMPSON
403 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015 /303 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015/

...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 MODERATE TO HIGH
POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE OCCURRENCE. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE
RESTRICTED TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING HOURS WHEN WIND SPEEDS
USUALLY LOWER AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS HIGHER.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.


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