466  
FNUS63 KABR 110710  
RFDABR  
 
RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD  
210 AM CDT THU AUG 11 2022  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
MOSTLY DRY WEATHER, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A STRAY PASSING SHOWER OR  
TWO, IS EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON. MIN RH WILL RANGE FROM  
20 TO 30 PERCENT IN SOUTH CENTRAL SD THIS AFTERNOON. MIN RH WILL  
RISE ON FRIDAY TO 30 TO 50 PERCENT.  
 
SDZ003-015-033-045-048-112115-  
CORSON-DEWEY-STANLEY-JONES-LYMAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MCINTOSH, ISABEL, FORT PIERRE, MURDO,  
AND KENNEBEC  
210 AM CDT THU AUG 11 2022 /110 AM MDT THU AUG 11 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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX  
WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.  
 

 
 
SDZ004-009-034>037-051-112115-  
CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-BUFFALO-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HERREID, MOBRIDGE, ONIDA, PIERRE, HIGHMORE,  
MILLER, AND FORT THOMPSON  
210 AM CDT THU AUG 11 2022  
   
..MODERATE FIRE DANGER
 
 
MARGINAL WEATHER CONDITIONS OR LOWERING MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES,  
AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC MATERIAL ON THE GROUND, INDICATE THAT THERE IS  
SOME POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE TO SPREAD. ANY OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE  
CLOSELY MONITORED.  
 
THE OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX  
WILL REACH THE LOW TO MODERATE CATEGORY.  
 

 
 
MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-010-011-016>023-112115-  
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-DAY-  
POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WHEATON, ORTONVILLE, EUREKA, ABERDEEN,  
BRITTON, SISSETON, IPSWICH, WEBSTER, GETTYSBURG, FAULKTON, REDFIELD,  
CLARK, WATERTOWN, MILBANK, HAYTI, AND CLEAR LAKE  
210 AM CDT THU AUG 11 2022  
   
..LOW FIRE DANGER
 
 
FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A HIGH MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES,  
AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC MATERIAL ON THE GROUND, INDICATE THAT THE  
PROBABILITY OF A FAST MOVING FIRE IS LOW. OUTDOOR BURNING UNDER  
THESE CONDITIONS CAN USUALLY BE PERFORMED WITH REASONABLE SAFETY  
PRECAUTIONS, BUT SHOULD BE MONITORED.  
 
THE OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX  
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.  
 

 
 
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