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FNUS63 KFSD 211131
RFDFSD

Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
531 AM CST Wed Nov 21 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Stratus and cooler temperatures will prevail across much of the
region today, with the Lower Brule/Lake Andes vicinity the primary
exception. Mild air will expand back to the northeast Thursday
and Friday, with increasing southerly winds bringing an elevated
fire danger to south central South Dakota. While winds will also
be gusty farther east, higher moisture levels will lead to areas
of light rain Friday for locations along and east of Interstate
29.

Cooler air will push back into the region this coming weekend,
accompanied by a potential for light snow, or rain changing to
snow late Saturday through Sunday.

SDZ050-063-064-068-220015-
Gregory-Charles Mix-Douglas-Bon Homme-
531 AM CST Wed Nov 21 2018

...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 THANKSGIVING DAY 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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IAZ020-031-NEZ013-014-SDZ052>054-057>062-065>067-069>071-220015-
Plymouth-Woodbury-Dixon-Dakota-Jerauld-Sanborn-Miner-Brule-Aurora-
Davison-Hanson-McCook-Minnehaha-Hutchinson-Turner-Lincoln SD-
Yankton-Clay SD-Union-
531 AM CST Wed Nov 21 2018

...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 THANKSGIVING DAY 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.


$$

IAZ001>003-012>014-021-022-032-MNZ089-098-SDZ038-039-055-056-
220015-
Lyon IA-Osceola-Dickinson-Sioux-O'Brien-Clay IA-Cherokee-
Buena Vista-Ida-Nobles-Rock-Beadle-Kingsbury-Lake-Moody-
531 AM CST Wed Nov 21 2018

...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 THANKSGIVING DAY 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.


$$

MNZ071-072-080-081-090-097-SDZ040-220015-
Lincoln MN-Lyon MN-Murray-Cottonwood-Jackson-Pipestone-Brookings-
531 AM CST Wed Nov 21 2018

...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 THANKSGIVING DAY AFTERNOON...The Grassland Fire
Danger Index will reach the low 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.


$$