Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

479
FNUS63 KFSD 220812
RFDFSD

Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
312 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Very light rain and snow will move across the area today.
Accumulations are expected to be on the very light side. However,
winds will increase through the day, and may lead to slightly
elevated fire danger, along the Missouri River valley this
afternoon. For Thursday through the weekend, unsettled conditions
persist. Increasing moisture and widespread rain chances begin
Thursday and come to an end by Sunday. Areas along or south of
Interstate 90 may see upwards of 1 to 2 inches of rainfall.


IAZ002-003-013-014-021-022-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-
SDZ038>040-050-052>070-222315-
Osceola-Dickinson-O`Brien-Clay IA-Cherokee-Buena Vista-Lincoln MN-
Lyon MN-Murray-Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-Pipestone-Rock-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-
312 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...HIGH FIRE DANGER...

The Grassland Fire Danger Index will reach the high category
this afternoon. Unfavorable weather conditions or a low
moisture content of grasses and other dry organic material
on the ground indicate that there is a moderate to high
potential for a fire occurrence. Outdoor burning should be
restricted to early morning or evening hours when wind speeds
are usually lower and the relative humidity is higher.

OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON...The Grassland Fire Danger Index
will reach the high category.


$$

IAZ001-012-020-031-032-NEZ013-014-SDZ071-222315-
Lyon IA-Sioux-Plymouth-Woodbury-Ida-Dixon-Dakota-Union-
312 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON...The Grassland Fire Danger Index
will reach the high category.


$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.