574  
FNUS63 KABR 280902  
RFDABR  
 
RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD  
402 AM CDT FRI APR 28 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
NORTHEAST BREEZES WILL BE FELT ACROSS THE REGION TODAY WITH RH  
VALUES DIPPING INTO THE 20S ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.  
ELSEWHERE, READINGS IN THE 30S AND 40S CAN BE EXPECTED DURING PEAK  
HEATING THIS AFTERNOON. EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS ARE FORECAST ON  
SATURDAY, BUT WILL BE A BIT LIGHTER THAN TODAY'S SPEEDS. RH VALUES  
WILL GET FAIRLY LOW AGAIN ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA SATURDAY  
AFTERNOON WITH READINGS DROPPING INTO THE LOWER 20S. RH VALUES IN  
THE 30S CAN BE EXPECTED ELSEWHERE.  
 
SDZ018>023-282315-  
SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF REDFIELD, CLARK, WATERTOWN, MILBANK, HAYTI,  
AND CLEAR LAKE  
402 AM CDT FRI APR 28 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 SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX  
WILL REACH THE LOW TO MODERATE CATEGORY.  
 

 
 
MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>017-033>037-045-048-051-282315-  
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-  
WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-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, MISSION RIDGE, ONIDA, PIERRE,  
HIGHMORE, MILLER, MURDO, KENNEBEC, AND FORT THOMPSON  
402 AM CDT FRI APR 28 2017 /302 AM MDT FRI APR 28 2017/  
   
..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 SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX  
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.  
 

 
TMT  
 
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