Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
358 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...
BRISK NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH WILL PREVAIL TODAY.
HOWEVER COLD TEMPERATURES WILL HELP TO KEEP MINIMUM HUMIDITY
VALUES FAIRLY HIGH. THEREFORE THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
SHOULD REMAIN IN THE HIGH CATEGORY.

IAZ002-003-013-014-021-022-032-MNZ080-081-089-090-SDZ038-050-052-
053-057>059-063-064-302315-
OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-CHEROKEE-BUENA VISTA-IDA-MURRAY-
COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-BEADLE-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-BRULE-
AURORA-DAVISON-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD...
ARNOLDS PARK...SHELDON...HARTLEY...SANBORN...SPENCER...CHEROKEE...
STORM LAKE...IDA GROVE...HOLSTEIN...BATTLE CREEK...SLAYTON...
FULDA...WINDOM...MOUNTAIN LAKE...WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...
LAKEFIELD...HURON...GREGORY...BURKE...WESSINGTON SPRINGS...
ALPENA...WOONSOCKET...CHAMBERLAIN...KIMBALL...PLANKINTON...
WHITE LAKE...STICKNEY...MITCHELL...WAGNER...PLATTE...LAKE ANDES...
MARTY...ARMOUR...CORSICA...DELMONT
358 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...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
USUALLY LOWER AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS HIGHER.

THE OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


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IAZ001-012-020-031-MNZ071-072-097-098-NEZ013-014-SDZ039-040-
054>056-060>062-065>071-302315-
LYON IA-SIOUX-PLYMOUTH-WOODBURY-LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-PIPESTONE-ROCK-
DIXON-DAKOTA-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-HANSON-MCCOOK-
MINNEHAHA-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-
UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK RAPIDS...GEORGE...INWOOD...
LARCHWOOD...ORANGE CITY...SIOUX CENTER...LE MARS...SIOUX CITY...
TYLER...HENDRICKS...LAKE BENTON...IVANHOE...MARSHALL...
PIPESTONE...LUVERNE...WAKEFIELD...PONCA...ALLEN...
SOUTH SIOUX CITY...DE SMET...ARLINGTON...LAKE PRESTON...
BROOKINGS...HOWARD...MADISON...FLANDREAU...ALEXANDRIA...EMERY...
SALEM...CANISTOTA...BRIDGEWATER...MONTROSE...SIOUX FALLS...
PARKSTON...FREEMAN...MENNO...TRIPP...PARKER...CENTERVILLE...
MARION...VIBORG...HURLEY...CHANCELLOR...CANTON...LENNOX...TEA...
HARRISBURG...TYNDALL...SCOTLAND...SPRINGFIELD...AVON...TABOR...
YANKTON...VERMILLION...NORTH SIOUX CITY...BERESFORD...ELK POINT...
ALCESTER...JEFFERSON
358 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...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
USUALLY LOWER AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS HIGHER.

THE OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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