886  
FNUS63 KFSD 250949  
RFDFSD  
 
RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
449 AM CDT TUE JUN 25 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF I-90 WILL SHIFT EAST EARLY  
THIS MORNING GIVING WAY TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES. HIGH TEMPERATURES  
WILL BE SEASONAL TODAY IN THE LOW TO MID 80S. AS WINDS TURN  
SOUTHERLY TONIGHT, THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL  
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. CONDITIONS WILL BE A BIT WARMER, AND A  
BIT MORE MUGGY ON WEDNESDAY AS SOUTHERLY WINDS DRAW MORE MOISTURE  
INTO THE REGION. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL  
THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING, ESPECIALLY  
ACROSS SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA.  
 
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-  
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-260100-  
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-GREGORY-  
JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-  
MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-BON HOMME-  
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 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.  
 
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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