Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
452 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...
THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY ON
MONDAY ALONG AND EAST OF THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY. THESE AREAS WILL
HAVE NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS AVERAGING 20 TO 35 MPH...COUPLED
WITH MINIMUM HUMIDITY VALUES FALLING TO 20 TO 25 PERCENT. WEST OF
THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY...HUMIDITY VALUES WILL ALSO FALL TO AROUND
20 PERCENT. HOWEVER WIND SPEEDS SHOULD BE LIGHTER...WITH SUSTAINED
WINDS EXPECTED TO STAY IN THE 15 TO 20 MPH RANGE...WITH SOME GUSTS
AROUND 30 MPH.

BURNING SHOULD BE POSTPONED ON MONDAY DUE TO THE VERY HIGH OR
EXTREME FIRE DANGER.

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-053>056-059>062-065>071-210315-
LYON-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-OBRIEN-CLAY-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-LINCOLN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-
PIPESTONE-ROCK-DIXON-DAKOTA-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-SANBORN-
MINER-LAKE-MOODY-DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-HUTCHINSON-
TURNER-BON HOMME-YANKTON-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...HURON...
DE SMET...ARLINGTON...LAKE PRESTON...BROOKINGS...WOONSOCKET...
HOWARD...MADISON...FLANDREAU...MITCHELL...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
452 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY.


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SDZ050-052-057-058-063-064-210315-
GREGORY-JERAULD-BRULE-AURORA-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREGORY...BURKE...WESSINGTON SPRINGS...
ALPENA...CHAMBERLAIN...KIMBALL...PLANKINTON...WHITE LAKE...
STICKNEY...WAGNER...PLATTE...LAKE ANDES...MARTY...ARMOUR...
CORSICA...DELMONT
452 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

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


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