Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
353 AM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL EXIT THE AREA FROM SOUTH TO NORTH
BY MIDDAY TODAY WITH SKIES GRADUALLY CLEARING. TEMPERATURES WILL
BE UNSEASONABLY WARM, WITH MOST LOCATIONS IN THE 80S. COLD FRONT
MOVES THROUGH THE AREA SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT, WITH SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS BECOMING WIDESPREAD SATURDAY AFTERNOON. COOLER AND
DRY CONDITIONS RETURN FOR THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK. GUSTY WINDS
ARE EXPECTED ON SUNDAY, ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL SD.

SDZ050-052-057-058-063-232315-
GREGORY-JERAULD-BRULE-AURORA-CHARLES MIX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREGORY...BURKE...WESSINGTON SPRINGS...
ALPENA...CHAMBERLAIN...KIMBALL...PLANKINTON...WHITE LAKE...
STICKNEY...WAGNER...PLATTE...LAKE ANDES...MARTY
353 AM CDT FRI SEP 23 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 SATURDAY 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-SDZ038>040-053>056-059>062-064>071-232315-
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-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-
MINNEHAHA-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...WOONSOCKET...HOWARD...MADISON...ORLAND...FLANDREAU...
MITCHELL...ALEXANDRIA...EMERY...SALEM...CANISTOTA...BRIDGEWATER...
MONTROSE...SIOUX FALLS...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
353 AM CDT FRI SEP 23 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 SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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