696  
FNUS63 KFSD 070919  
RFDFSD  
 
RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
419 AM CDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THIS  
EVENING, TAPERING OFF OVERNIGHT FROM WEST TO EAST. CONTINUE TO  
EXPECT RAINFALL TOTALS TO VARY WIDELY OVER SMALL GEOGRAPHIC AREAS.  
THE HIGHEST ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH TONIGHT WILL RANGE  
FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES, WITH THIS MORE LIKELY OCCURRING OVER PORTIONS  
OF SOUTHWESTERN MN, NORTHWESTERN IA, AND ADJACENT AREAS OF  
SOUTHEASTERN SD.  
 
SHOWERS AND STORMS MAY LINGER INTO MONDAY MORNING ACROSS  
NORTHWESTERN IA. OTHERWISE, DRY CONDITIONS WITH NEAR TO ABOVE  
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES EXPECTED THROUGH THE WORK WEEK.  
 
SDZ050-063-064-068-071230-  
GREGORY-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-BON HOMME-  
   
..MODERATE FIRE DANGER
 
 
THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE  
CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON. MARGINAL WEATHER CONDITIONS OR  
LOWERING MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES, AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC  
MATERIAL ON THE GROUND, INDICATE THAT THERE IS SOME POTENTIAL  
FOR A FIRE TO SPREAD. ANY OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE CLOSELY  
MONITORED.  
 
OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY 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.  
 

 
 
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-  
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-052>062-065>067-069>071-071230-  
LYON-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O'BRIEN-CLAY-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-  
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-LINCOLN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-  
PIPESTONE-ROCK-DIXON-DAKOTA-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-JERAULD-  
SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-  
MINNEHAHA-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-YANKTON-UNION-  
   
..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 FAST MOVING FIRE IS  
LOW. OUTDOOR BURNING UNDER THESE CONDITIONS CAN USUALLY BE  
WITH REASONABLE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS, BUT SHOULD BE MONITORED.  
 
OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY 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.  
 

 
 
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