Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
313 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Relatively low fire danger expected through the remainder of this
work week. A light and variable wind early today will turn to the
east by mid-day. By tonight and on Wednesday, we`ll see an
increasing risk for light rain, especially to areas along and
south of Interstate 90. This rain chance will pivot eastward and
linger over northwest Iowa through Wednesday night. By Thursday
and Friday the area will again be under the influence of high
pressure, keeping relative humidity values in favorable ranges,
and winds rather light or from the north and east. The next chance
of any widespread light rains would arrive by Saturday.


IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-282315-
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-Beadle-Kingsbury-
Brookings-Gregory-Jerauld-Sanborn-Miner-Lake-Moody-Brule-Aurora-
Davison-Hanson-McCook-Minnehaha-Charles Mix-Douglas-Hutchinson-
Turner-Lincoln SD-Bon Homme-Yankton-Clay SD-Union-
313 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

...MODERATE FIRE DANGER...

The Grassland Fire Danger Index will reach the moderate
category this afternoon. Marginal weather conditions or a
moderate 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.

OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...The Grassland Fire Danger Index
will reach the moderate category.


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