Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
418 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

.DISCUSSION...
WARM AND MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE UPCOMING
WEEK. THE EXCEPTION WILL BE TONIGHT AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
MOVES THROUGH THE AREA RESULTING IN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
THEREAFTER...EXTREME HEAT AND HUMIDITY ARE EXPECTED THROUGH MUCH
OF THE WEEK. AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA
FROM TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

SDZ050-057-182315-
GREGORY-BRULE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREGORY...BURKE...CHAMBERLAIN...KIMBALL
418 AM CDT MON JUL 18 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


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IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-052>056-058>071-182315-
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-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-
BROOKINGS-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-
MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-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...
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...HURON...DE SMET...ARLINGTON...LAKE PRESTON...
BROOKINGS...WESSINGTON SPRINGS...ALPENA...WOONSOCKET...HOWARD...
MADISON...ORLAND...FLANDREAU...PLANKINTON...WHITE LAKE...
STICKNEY...MITCHELL...ALEXANDRIA...EMERY...SALEM...CANISTOTA...
BRIDGEWATER...MONTROSE...SIOUX FALLS...WAGNER...PLATTE...
LAKE ANDES...MARTY...ARMOUR...CORSICA...DELMONT...PARKSTON...
FREEMAN...MENNO...TRIPP...CLAYTON...PARKER...CENTERVILLE...
MARION...VIBORG...IRENE...HURLEY...CHANCELLOR...CANTON...LENNOX...
TEA...HARRISBURG...TYNDALL...SCOTLAND...SPRINGFIELD...AVON...
TABOR...YANKTON...VERMILLION...NORTH SIOUX CITY...BERESFORD...
ELK POINT...ALCESTER...JEFFERSON
418 AM CDT MON JUL 18 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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