740  
WWUS83 KFSD 011436  
SPSFSD  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
836 AM CST WED DEC 1 2021  
 
SDZ038-050-052-053-057>061-063>066-068-069-012100-  
BEADLE-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-  
CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-BON HOMME-YANKTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HURON, GREGORY, BURKE,  
WESSINGTON SPRINGS, ALPENA, WOONSOCKET, CHAMBERLAIN, KIMBALL,  
PLANKINTON, WHITE LAKE, STICKNEY, MITCHELL, ALEXANDRIA, EMERY,  
SALEM, CANISTOTA, BRIDGEWATER, MONTROSE, WAGNER, PLATTE,  
LAKE ANDES, MARTY, ARMOUR, CORSICA, DELMONT, PARKSTON, FREEMAN,  
MENNO, TRIPP, CLAYTON, PARKER, CENTERVILLE, MARION, VIBORG,  
IRENE, HURLEY, CHANCELLOR, TYNDALL, SCOTLAND, SPRINGFIELD, AVON,  
TABOR, AND YANKTON  
836 AM CST WED DEC 1 2021  
   
..VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER TODAY
 
 
DESPITE IT BEING DECEMBER 1ST TODAY, ELEVATED GRASSLAND FIRE  
DANGER CONDITIONS WILL BE IN PLACE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE  
MISSOURI AND JAMES RIVER VALLEYS REGION OF SOUTH DAKOTA.  
 
THE COMBINATION OF FAVORABLE DRY GRASSLAND FUELS, WARM  
TEMPERATURES, AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 25 TO 35  
PERCENT, AND WESTERLY WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 35 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED.  
 
PEOPLE ARE URGED TO EXERCISE EXTREME CARE WITH RESPECT TO  
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT COULD CAUSE GRASS FIRES. AVOID EQUIPMENT  
THAT CAN CAUSE SPARKS NEAR DRY GRASS OR BRUSH. DO NOT TOSS  
CIGARETTES ON THE GROUND.  
 

 
 
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