Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
257 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Fire weather concerns remain low through much of the upcoming
week, despite low clouds clearing. Winds today will continue to be
variable in nature, with speeds less than 10 mph in most areas.
Winds will increase slightly on Tuesday, with a 10 to 15 mph wind
from the southeast to east through the afternoon. Moisture will
again increase for Wednesday and Thursday, with modest rain
chances along and south of Interstate 90. Light and variable winds
return again Thursday.


SDZ038-050-052-053-057>059-063>065-068-272315-
Beadle-Gregory-Jerauld-Sanborn-Brule-Aurora-Davison-Charles Mix-
Douglas-Hutchinson-Bon Homme-
257 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 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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IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ039-040-054>056-060>062-066-067-069>071-272315-
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-Kingsbury-Brookings-
Miner-Lake-Moody-Hanson-McCook-Minnehaha-Turner-Lincoln SD-
Yankton-Clay SD-Union-
257 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...The Grassland Fire Danger Index
will reach the moderate category.


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