Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
418 AM CDT SAT NOV 1 2014

SDZ038>040-050-052>055-057>061-063>066-068-069-012100-
BEADLE-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-
BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-
TURNER-BON HOMME-YANKTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HURON...DE SMET...ARLINGTON...
LAKE PRESTON...BROOKINGS...GREGORY...BURKE...WESSINGTON SPRINGS...
ALPENA...WOONSOCKET...HOWARD...MADISON...CHAMBERLAIN...KIMBALL...
PLANKINTON...WHITE LAKE...STICKNEY...MITCHELL...ALEXANDRIA...
EMERY...SALEM...CANISTOTA...BRIDGEWATER...MONTROSE...WAGNER...
PLATTE...LAKE ANDES...MARTY...ARMOUR...CORSICA...DELMONT...
PARKSTON...FREEMAN...MENNO...TRIPP...PARKER...CENTERVILLE...
MARION...VIBORG...HURLEY...CHANCELLOR...TYNDALL...SCOTLAND...
SPRINGFIELD...AVON...TABOR...YANKTON
418 AM CDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...STRONG WINDS AND HEIGHTENED WILDFIRE RISK TODAY...

SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY THROUGH THE MORNING
HOURS...AND PEAK IN INTENSITY BY THIS AFTERNOON. SUSTAINED WINDS
BY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WILL PEAK BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND DRY FUELS WILL
LEAD TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON. PEOPLE ARE URGED TO
EXERCISE EXTREME CARE WITH RESPECT TO OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT
MAY CAUSE GRASS FIRES. AVOID EQUIPMENT THAT CAN CAUSE SPARKS NEAR
DRY GRASS OR BRUSH. DO NOT TOSS CIGARETTES ON THE GROUND. REPORT
NEW FIRES QUICKLY TO THE NEAREST FIRE DEPARTMENT OR LAW
ENFORCEMENT OFFICE.

$$

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ056-062-067-070-071-012100-
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-MOODY-MINNEHAHA-
LINCOLN SD-CLAY SD-UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK RAPIDS...GEORGE...INWOOD...
LARCHWOOD...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD...ARNOLDS PARK...
ORANGE CITY...SIOUX CENTER...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...
FLANDREAU...SIOUX FALLS...CANTON...LENNOX...TEA...HARRISBURG...
VERMILLION...NORTH SIOUX CITY...BERESFORD...ELK POINT...
ALCESTER...JEFFERSON
418 AM CDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...STRONG WINDS AND HEIGHTENED WILDFIRE RISK TODAY...

SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY THROUGH THE MORNING
HOURS...AND PEAK IN INTENSITY BY THIS AFTERNOON. SUSTAINED WINDS
BY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WILL PEAK BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND DRY FUELS WILL
LEAD TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON. PEOPLE ARE URGED TO
EXERCISE EXTREME CARE WITH RESPECT TO OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT
MAY CAUSE GRASS FIRES. AVOID EQUIPMENT THAT CAN CAUSE SPARKS NEAR
DRY GRASS OR BRUSH. DO NOT TOSS CIGARETTES ON THE GROUND. REPORT
NEW FIRES QUICKLY TO THE NEAREST FIRE DEPARTMENT OR LAW
ENFORCEMENT OFFICE.

$$

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