Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
349 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Additional rounds of showers with an isolated thunderstorm or two
will be possible south of a frontal boundary. This will focus the
heaviest rainfall to the south and east, mainly across portions
of northwest Iowa where up to another inch of rainfall is possible
today into Saturday. lesser amounts are expected further back to
the north and west, with mainly dry conditions west of a line from
Lake Andes, to Marshall MN.

MNZ071-072-SDZ038>040-050-052>055-057>061-242315-
Lincoln MN-Lyon MN-Beadle-Kingsbury-Brookings-Gregory-Jerauld-
Sanborn-Miner-Lake-Brule-Aurora-Davison-Hanson-McCook-
349 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 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 SATURDAY AFTERNOON...The Grassland Fire Danger Index
will reach the moderate category.


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IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ080-081-089-090-097-098-
NEZ013-014-SDZ056-062>071-242315-
Lyon IA-Osceola-Dickinson-Sioux-O`Brien-Clay IA-Plymouth-Cherokee-
Buena Vista-Woodbury-Ida-Murray-Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-
Pipestone-Rock-Dixon-Dakota-Moody-Minnehaha-Charles Mix-Douglas-
Hutchinson-Turner-Lincoln SD-Bon Homme-Yankton-Clay SD-Union-
349 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 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 SATURDAY AFTERNOON...The Grassland Fire Danger Index
will reach the low category.


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