Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
432 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A front will move through the area today, bringing a low chance of
light rainfall late morning into the afternoon hours. Additional
light rain chances arrive this evening into tonight, mainly south
of I-90. Rain may briefly mix with snow overnight. Temperatures
will warm through the weekend into Monday ahead of another front
that will move through the area Monday night. Dry but breezy
conditions are possible Monday night into Tuesday.


IAZ002-003-013-014-021-022-032-MNZ090-NEZ013-014-SDZ038-050-052-
053-058>060-063>066-068>070-180015-
Osceola-Dickinson-O`Brien-Clay IA-Cherokee-Buena Vista-Ida-
Jackson-Dixon-Dakota-Beadle-Gregory-Jerauld-Sanborn-Aurora-
Davison-Hanson-Charles Mix-Douglas-Hutchinson-Turner-Bon Homme-
Yankton-Clay SD-
432 AM CST Fri Nov 17 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 high category.

The grassland fire danger product reflects fire danger for native
grasses. It is not intended for cured agricultural crops, nor
will it reflect conditions in road ditches which have been mowed.


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IAZ001-012-020-031-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-097-098-SDZ039-040-
054>057-061-062-067-071-180015-
Lyon IA-Sioux-Plymouth-Woodbury-Lincoln MN-Lyon MN-Murray-
Cottonwood-Nobles-Pipestone-Rock-Kingsbury-Brookings-Miner-Lake-
Moody-Brule-McCook-Minnehaha-Lincoln SD-Union-
432 AM CST Fri Nov 17 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 moderate category.

The grassland fire danger product reflects fire danger for native
grasses. It is not intended for cured agricultural crops, nor
will it reflect conditions in road ditches which have been mowed.


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