Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
351 AM CDT Mon Mar 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...
More seasonal temperatures are expected through the week, with
highs each day in the 40s to mid 50s. Light rain, mixing with snow
will track through the area tonight and Tuesday, with the best
potential for measurable precipitation near the Missouri River
into northwest Iowa. A large storm system is expected to move
through Thursday and Friday, with good chances for wetting
rainfall.

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202315-
Lyon IA-Osceola-Dickinson-Sioux-O`Brien-Clay IA-Plymouth-Cherokee-
Buena Vista-Woodbury-Ida-Jackson-Dixon-Dakota-Turner-Lincoln SD-
Bon Homme-Yankton-Clay SD-Union-
351 AM CDT Mon Mar 20 2017

...HIGH FIRE DANGER...

The Grassland Fire Danger Index will reach the high category
this afternoon. Unfavorable weather conditions or a low
moisture content of grasses and other dry organic material
on the ground indicate that there is a moderate to high
potential for a fire occurrence. Outdoor burning should be
restricted to early morning or evening hours when wind speeds
are usually lower and the relative humidity is higher.

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


$$

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Lincoln MN-Lyon MN-Murray-Cottonwood-Nobles-Pipestone-Rock-Beadle-
Kingsbury-Brookings-Gregory-Jerauld-Sanborn-Miner-Lake-Moody-
Brule-Aurora-Davison-Hanson-McCook-Minnehaha-Charles Mix-Douglas-
Hutchinson-
351 AM CDT Mon Mar 20 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.


$$



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