822  
FNUS63 KFSD 230945  
RFDFSD  
 
RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
445 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL BE PREVALENT ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA  
TODAY. THE SHOWERS WILL BE MOST NUMEROUS EAST OF THE JAMES RIVER.  
RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL BE LIGHT, BUT THE SHOWERS MAY CREATE GUSTY  
WINDS AT TIMES. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE BRISK TODAY AT 15-30 MPH.  
DRIER CONDITIONS WITH A WARMING TREND CAN BE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY  
INTO THURSDAY.  
 
NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES ALONG WITH MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS ARE  
EXPECTED MUCH OF THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.  
 
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-  
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-232315-  
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-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-  
BROOKINGS-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-BRULE-AURORA-  
DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-  
TURNER-LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION-  
445 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX  
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.  
 

 
 
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