Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast

FNUS63 KABR 270927
Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
427 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018
It will be another hot day across the region under mostly sunny
skies. South winds will also be strong across the east at 20 to 30 
mph. The relative humidity should fall to 25 to 30 percent across 
the east to 35 to 40 percent across the west this afternoon. 
Otherwise, showers and thunderstorms are expected mainly west of the 
James Valley tonight. Better coverage of showers and thunderstorms 
are expected on Monday and Monday night with a slight risk of severe 
weather. The relative humidity will lower to 35 to 50 percent on 
Monday afternoon. Highs today will be in the 90s to around 100 
degrees. Memorial Day will be cooler with temperatures ranging from 
the lower 80s west river to the lower 90s far eastern South Dakota.
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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
427 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018 /327 AM MDT Sun May 27 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 Memorial Day afternoon...The grassland fire danger
index will reach the low category.