Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast


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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
421 AM CDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.DISCUSSION...
Widespread showers and thunderstorms will move through the region 
today as low pressure pushes eastward across the northern plains. 
Cooler temperatures and breezy northerly winds will also be felt. 
Rain may be heavy for some areas with amounts in excess of 1 or 2 
inches. Humidity will be high today for most areas, due to the 
precipitation, clouds, and cooler temperatures.
On Monday, things will begin to dry out as high pressure builds in. 
Winds will remain from a northerly direction with lower humidity 
moving back in. Afternoon humidity will range from around 30 percent 
across central South Dakota to around 70 percent over west central 
Minnesota.
MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-192330-
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, 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
421 AM CDT Sun Aug 19 2018 /321 AM MDT Sun Aug 19 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 Monday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low to moderate category. 
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