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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
403 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS CENTRAL
SOUTH DAKOTA TODAY AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE REGION. MIN
RH VALUES THIS AFTERNOON WILL DROP TO AROUND 30 PERCENT DURING THE
TIME WHEN WINDS ARE GUSTY. MODERATE TO HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL EXIST
ACROSS CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA TODAY. FURTHER EAST...WINDS WILL STILL
BE BREEZY...BUT EXPECT SLIGHTLY HIGHER RH VALUES IN THE 40S. WINDS
WILL BE LIGHTER ON SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA.

SDZ033>035-045-048-202330-
STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-JONES-LYMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...PIERRE...MURDO...
PRESHO
403 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014 /303 AM MDT SAT SEP 20 2014/

...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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$

SDZ003-004-009-015-016-036-051-202330-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-DEWEY-POTTER-HYDE-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...HERREID...MOBRIDGE...
TIMBER LAKE...GETTYSBURG...HIGHMORE...FORT THOMPSON
403 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014 /303 AM MDT SAT SEP 20 2014/

...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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$

MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-010-011-017>023-037-202330-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-DAY-
FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-HAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...FAULKTON...
REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...
CLEAR LAKE...MILLER
403 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$
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