Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
410 AM CDT Sun Sep 25 2022

.DISCUSSION...

Gusty northwest winds between 30 and 40 mph will develop today along
with plenty of sunshine and temperatures in the 60s to the low 70s.
The ever present dry conditions combined with the strong winds will
be of concern. Elevated fire weather conditions are expected this
afternoon across most of the forecast area with the highest fire
danger across portions of central South Dakota and the Missouri
Valley. Minimum relative humidity values this afternoon will fall to
between 20 and 25 percent across the Missouri Valley to 25 to 35
percent farther east across the James Valley and points east.

SDZ003-015-033>037-045-048-051-252315-
Corson-Dewey-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Jones-Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Isabel, Fort Pierre, Onida,
Pierre, Highmore, Miller, Murdo, Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
410 AM CDT Sun Sep 25 2022 /310 AM MDT Sun Sep 25 2022/

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

Very poor weather conditions and very low moisture content of
grasses, and other dry organic material on the ground,
indicate that dangerous burning conditions exist.  Fires will
spread rapidly and show erratic behavior. Outdoor burning is
not recommended.


The outlook for Monday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate to high category.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-016>023-252315-
Traverse-Big Stone-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-
Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Potter-Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-
Deuel-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Herreid, Eureka,
Aberdeen, Britton, Sisseton, Mobridge, Ipswich, Webster, Gettysburg,
Faulkton, Redfield, Clark, Watertown, Milbank, Hayti, and Clear Lake
410 AM CDT Sun Sep 25 2022

...HIGH FIRE DANGER...

Unfavorable weather conditions and low moisture content of grasses,
and other dry organic material on the ground, indicate that there
is high potential for a fire to spread.  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 Monday afternoon...The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate category.


$$


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