Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
347 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Breezy northeasterly winds will arrive today ahead of a very
large and impactful storm system. Winds may gusts up to 30 mph
this afternoon, however temperatures will only reach the 50 degree
mark. Rain will begin to move northward Saturday night and
persist into Monday. Widespread wetting rains approaching an inch
or more will be likely and are expected to eliminate any fire
danger risk into the early portions of next week.



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053>056-060>062-066-067-292315-
Lyon IA-Osceola-Dickinson-Sioux-O`Brien-Clay IA-Lincoln MN-
Lyon MN-Murray-Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-Pipestone-Rock-Beadle-
Kingsbury-Brookings-Sanborn-Miner-Lake-Moody-Hanson-McCook-
Minnehaha-Turner-Lincoln SD-
347 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...The Grassland Fire Danger Index
will reach the low category.


$$

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292315-
Plymouth-Cherokee-Buena Vista-Woodbury-Ida-Dixon-Dakota-Gregory-
Jerauld-Brule-Aurora-Davison-Charles Mix-Douglas-Hutchinson-
Bon Homme-Yankton-Clay SD-Union-
347 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...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.

OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON...The Grassland Fire Danger Index
will reach the low category.


$$



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