Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
343 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.DISCUSSION...

WARM TEMPERATURES WILL BE LIKELY TODAY...WITH 90 DEGREE READINGS
POSSIBLE WEST OF THE JAMES RIVER. SLIGHTLY DRIER AIR WILL MOVE
INTO THE AREA THANKS TO MIXING DEPTHS UPWARDS OF 6000 FT AGL.
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL FALL INTO THE 40 PERCENT RANGE AT
THE MIDDLE OF THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA OVERNIGHT AND INTO WEDNESDAY. AS THIS
ACTIVITY MOVES IN...WINDS WILL ALSO TURN TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST
LATE ON WEDNESDAY AND PREVAIL IN THAT DIRECTION THROUGH THURSDAY.
DRY CONDITIONS ON THURSDAY WILL BE REPLACED WITH MORE UNSETTLED
WEATHER LATE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.


SDZ038-050-052>054-057>061-063>065-068-069-262315-
BEADLE-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-
MCCOOK-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-BON HOMME-YANKTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HURON...GREGORY...BURKE...
WESSINGTON SPRINGS...ALPENA...WOONSOCKET...HOWARD...CHAMBERLAIN...
KIMBALL...PLANKINTON...WHITE LAKE...STICKNEY...MITCHELL...
ALEXANDRIA...EMERY...SALEM...CANISTOTA...BRIDGEWATER...MONTROSE...
WAGNER...PLATTE...LAKE ANDES...MARTY...ARMOUR...CORSICA...
DELMONT...PARKSTON...FREEMAN...MENNO...TRIPP...CLAYTON...
TYNDALL...SCOTLAND...SPRINGFIELD...AVON...TABOR...YANKTON
343 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...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.

THE OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ039-040-055-056-062-066-067-070-071-262315-
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-
LAKE-MOODY-MINNEHAHA-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-CLAY SD-UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK RAPIDS...GEORGE...INWOOD...
LARCHWOOD...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD...ARNOLDS PARK...
SIOUX CENTER...ORANGE CITY...ROCK VALLEY...HAWARDEN...HULL...
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...MADISON...ORLAND...FLANDREAU...SIOUX FALLS...PARKER...
CENTERVILLE...MARION...VIBORG...IRENE...HURLEY...CHANCELLOR...
CANTON...LENNOX...TEA...HARRISBURG...VERMILLION...
NORTH SIOUX CITY...BERESFORD...ELK POINT...ALCESTER...JEFFERSON
343 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...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.

THE OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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