Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
359 AM CDT SAT NOV 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...

STRONG WINDS...SUSTAINED BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH...ALONG WITH
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 25 AND 35 PERCENT...WILL LEAD TO
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER ACROSS THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS
WILL NEED TO BE MONITORED FOR FURTHER DROPS IN RELATIVE HUMIDITY
THIS AFTERNOON...WHICH COULD ENHANCE THE WILD FIRE RISK FURTHER.

PEOPLE ARE URGED TO EXERCISE EXTREME CARE WITH RESPECT TO OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES THAT COULD CAUSE GRASS FIRES. AVOID EQUIPMENT THAT CAN
CAUSE SPARKS NEAR DRY GRASS OR BRUSH. DO NOT TOSS CIGARETTES ON
THE GROUND. REPORT NEW FIRES QUICKLY TO THE NEAREST FIRE
DEPARTMENT OR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICE.


SDZ038-050-052-053-057>059-063-064-012315-
BEADLE-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-CHARLES MIX-
DOUGLAS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HURON...GREGORY...BURKE...
WESSINGTON SPRINGS...ALPENA...WOONSOCKET...CHAMBERLAIN...
KIMBALL...PLANKINTON...WHITE LAKE...STICKNEY...MITCHELL...
WAGNER...PLATTE...LAKE ANDES...MARTY...ARMOUR...CORSICA...DELMONT
359 AM CDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH
CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON. VERY POOR WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A
VERY LOW MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY
ORGANIC MATERIAL ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT DANGEROUS
BURNING CONDITIONS EXIST. FIRES WILL SPREAD RAPIDLY AND
SHOW ERRATIC BEHAVIOR. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


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IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ039-040-054>056-060>062-065>071-012315-
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-
NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-ROCK-DIXON-DAKOTA-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-
MINER-LAKE-MOODY-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-
LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK RAPIDS...GEORGE...INWOOD...
LARCHWOOD...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD...ARNOLDS PARK...
ORANGE CITY...SIOUX CENTER...SHELDON...HARTLEY...SANBORN...
SPENCER...LE MARS...CHEROKEE...STORM LAKE...SIOUX CITY...
IDA GROVE...HOLSTEIN...BATTLE CREEK...TYLER...HENDRICKS...
LAKE BENTON...IVANHOE...MARSHALL...SLAYTON...FULDA...WINDOM...
MOUNTAIN LAKE...WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD...PIPESTONE...
LUVERNE...WAKEFIELD...PONCA...ALLEN...SOUTH SIOUX CITY...
DE SMET...ARLINGTON...LAKE PRESTON...BROOKINGS...HOWARD...
MADISON...FLANDREAU...ALEXANDRIA...EMERY...SALEM...CANISTOTA...
BRIDGEWATER...MONTROSE...SIOUX FALLS...PARKSTON...FREEMAN...
MENNO...TRIPP...PARKER...CENTERVILLE...MARION...VIBORG...HURLEY...
CHANCELLOR...CANTON...LENNOX...TEA...HARRISBURG...TYNDALL...
SCOTLAND...SPRINGFIELD...AVON...TABOR...YANKTON...VERMILLION...
NORTH SIOUX CITY...BERESFORD...ELK POINT...ALCESTER...JEFFERSON
359 AM CDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH
CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON. VERY POOR WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A
VERY LOW MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY
ORGANIC MATERIAL ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT DANGEROUS
BURNING CONDITIONS EXIST. FIRES WILL SPREAD RAPIDLY AND
SHOW ERRATIC BEHAVIOR. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY.


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