Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
410 AM CDT SAT SEP 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...
MILD CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEKEND...THANKS TO
BREEZY SOUTH WINDS AND PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES. AN UPPER LOW
OVER IOWA MAY PRODUCE A FEW SPOTTY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS EAST
OF HIGHWAY 59 IN MINNESOTA AND IOWA TODAY. OTHERWISE DRY WEATHER
IS EXPECTED UNTIL MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY AS A STRONGER UPPER
TROUGH SWINGS THROUGH THE NORTHERN PLAINS.

SDZ038-050-052-057-058-063-064-272315-
BEADLE-GREGORY-JERAULD-BRULE-AURORA-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HURON...GREGORY...BURKE...
WESSINGTON SPRINGS...ALPENA...CHAMBERLAIN...KIMBALL...
PLANKINTON...WHITE LAKE...STICKNEY...WAGNER...PLATTE...
LAKE ANDES...MARTY...ARMOUR...CORSICA...DELMONT
410 AM CDT SAT SEP 27 2014

...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 SUNDAY 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-SDZ039-040-053>056-059>062-065>071-272315-
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-
SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-
HUTCHINSON-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-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...
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
410 AM CDT SAT SEP 27 2014

...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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.

$$


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