Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast


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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
422 AM CDT Mon Oct 15 2018
.DISCUSSION...
Southwest winds will be on the increase today as milder air spreads 
across the Dakotas. Relative humidity will range from about 35 
percent to 45 percent for most areas, with the lowest readings 
across central South Dakota. This will bump up the fire danger into 
"high" across central South Dakota. 
For Tuesday, winds will switch to the northwest and be breezy and 
gusty once again. Humidity is forecast to be a touch higher on 
Tuesday, with readings ranging from 45 to 55 percent.
SDZ003-015-016-033>035-152330-
Corson-Dewey-Potter-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Isabel, Gettysburg, Mission Ridge, 
Onida, and Pierre
422 AM CDT Mon Oct 15 2018 /322 AM MDT Mon Oct 15 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 Tuesday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate to high category. 
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SDZ004>006-009>011-017>020-022-036-037-045-048-051-152330-
Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Faulk-Spink-Clark-
Codington-Hamlin-Hyde-Hand-Jones-Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of Herreid, Eureka, Aberdeen, Mobridge, 
Ipswich, Webster, Faulkton, Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Hayti, 
Highmore, Miller, Murdo, Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
422 AM CDT Mon Oct 15 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 Tuesday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low to moderate category. 
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MNZ039-046-SDZ007-008-021-023-152330-
Traverse-Big Stone-Marshall-Roberts-Grant-Deuel-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Britton, Sisseton, 
Milbank, and Clear Lake
422 AM CDT Mon Oct 15 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 Tuesday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low category. 
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