216  
FNUS63 KABR 010813  
RFDABR  
 
RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD  
313 AM CDT SUN AUG 1 2021  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
DRY CONDITIONS AND RELATIVELY LIGHT WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE  
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. MINIMUM AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL DROP  
BELOW 30 PERCENT FOR SOME AREAS OVER AND WEST OF THE MISSOURI VALLEY  
BOTH TODAY AND MONDAY. GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL RANGE FROM  
MODERATE TO HIGH OVER MUCH OF THE AREA EARLY THIS WEEK.  
 
SDZ003-004-009-015-016-033>036-045-048-012215-  
CORSON-CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-DEWEY-POTTER-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-  
JONES-LYMAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MCINTOSH, HERREID, MOBRIDGE, ISABEL,  
GETTYSBURG, FORT PIERRE, ONIDA, PIERRE, HIGHMORE, MURDO,  
AND KENNEBEC  
313 AM CDT SUN AUG 1 2021 /213 AM MDT SUN AUG 1 2021/  
   
..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 MONDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX  
WILL REACH THE MODERATE TO HIGH CATEGORY.  
 

 
 
MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-010-011-017>023-037-051-012215-  
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-DAY-  
FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-HAND-BUFFALO-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WHEATON, ORTONVILLE, EUREKA, ABERDEEN,  
BRITTON, SISSETON, IPSWICH, WEBSTER, FAULKTON, REDFIELD, CLARK,  
WATERTOWN, MILBANK, HAYTI, CLEAR LAKE, MILLER, AND FORT THOMPSON  
313 AM CDT SUN AUG 1 2021  
   
..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 MONDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX  
WILL REACH THE LOW TO MODERATE CATEGORY.  
 

 
 
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