802  
FNUS63 KABR 250831  
RFDABR  
 
RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD  
331 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
MILDER TEMPERATURES, A SOUTH BREEZE AND SUNSHINE SHOULD ALLOW FOR  
THE AFTERNOON FIRE DANGER TO REACH THE MODERATE OR HIGH CATEGORY  
TODAY. A SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS THE AREA WILL RESULT IN INCREASED LOW  
LEVEL MOISTURE, TEMPERATURES CLOSER TO AVERAGE, AND INCREASED CLOUDS  
SUNDAY.  
 
SDZ003-004-009-015-016-033>035-045-048-252245-  
CORSON-CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-DEWEY-POTTER-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-JONES-  
LYMAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MCINTOSH, HERREID, MOBRIDGE, ISABEL,  
GETTYSBURG, MISSION RIDGE, ONIDA, PIERRE, MURDO, AND KENNEBEC  
331 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017 /231 AM MDT SAT MAR 25 2017/  
   
..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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX  
WILL REACH THE LOW TO MODERATE CATEGORY.  
 

 
 
MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-010-011-017>023-036-037-051-252245-  
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-DAY-  
FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-HYDE-HAND-BUFFALO-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WHEATON, ORTONVILLE, EUREKA, ABERDEEN,  
BRITTON, SISSETON, IPSWICH, WEBSTER, FAULKTON, REDFIELD, CLARK,  
WATERTOWN, MILBANK, HAYTI, CLEAR LAKE, HIGHMORE, MILLER,  
AND FORT THOMPSON  
331 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017  
   
..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.  
 

 
 
CONNELLY  
 
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