Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
356 AM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017


Moisture will gradually increase through the daytime hours, with
light rain or drizzle overspreading eastern SD, southwest MN, and
NW Iowa through the day. Overnight, showers and thunderstorms are
expected, with most areas along and south of I-90 experiencing
rainfall. Rain will continue through Friday before ending Saturday
morning. The increase in moisture will keep fire weather concerns

Lyon IA-Osceola-Dickinson-Sioux-O`Brien-Clay IA-Plymouth-Cherokee-
Buena Vista-Woodbury-Ida-Lincoln MN-Lyon MN-Murray-Cottonwood-
Davison-Hanson-McCook-Minnehaha-Charles Mix-Douglas-Hutchinson-
Turner-Lincoln SD-Bon Homme-Yankton-Clay SD-Union-
356 AM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017


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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON...The Grassland Fire Danger Index
will reach the moderate category.


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