Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
516 AM CDT Mon Aug 14 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Quiet weather is in store for the region today with light
northerly winds becoming easterly in the evening. A few
thunderstorms could develop along the Missouri River in the
overnight hours. Isolated showers and storms are possible Tuesday
through the day; before becoming likely Tuesday night into
Wednesday.

Temperatures remain below normal this week, but humidity returns
with afternoon dewpoints from the upper 60s to lower 70s.


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Gregory-Brule-
516 AM CDT Mon Aug 14 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...The Grassland Fire Danger Index
will reach the moderate category.

The grassland fire danger product reflects fire danger for native
grasses. It is not intended for cured agricultural crops, nor
will it reflect conditions in road ditches which have been mowed.


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516 AM CDT Mon Aug 14 2017

...LOW FIRE DANGER...

The Grassland Fire Danger Index will reach the low category
this afternoon. Favorable weather conditions or a high moisture
content of grasses and other dry organic material on the
ground indicate that the probability of a fire occurrence is low.
Outdoor burning under these conditions can usually be performed
with reasonable safety precautions.

OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...The Grassland Fire Danger Index
will reach the low category.

The grassland fire danger product reflects fire danger for native
grasses. It is not intended for cured agricultural crops, nor
will it reflect conditions in road ditches which have been mowed.


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