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Flood Threat Continues From Remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy

The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy will move into the Lower Mississippi Valley through Friday. Very heavy rainfall, flash flooding and severe storms will impact the Texas and Central Gulf Coasts today. The flood threat shifts to the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys Friday. Flash flooding can be deadly. Never attempt to drive through flooded roadways. Read More >

Grassland Fire Danger Statement

 

IMPORTANT NOTE regarding the colors on the Grassland Fire Danger Map:
In order to ensure greater consistency with our Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook, as well as the State Grassland Fire Danger maps provided for the states of South Dakota and Iowa, the colors on our map have changed. Please take note of the legend beneath the map for the new color scheme.

Note: The Grassland Fire Danger statement will be issued daily from April 1st to November 15th, or as conditions warrant during the Spring and late Autumn.  It will also be issued during the winter months if the index reaches Very High or Extreme.  Please check the date on the map and the text product below to ensure you are looking at a current product.

Check the text product beneath the maps for detailed Fire Danger information.

Day 1
Grassland Fire Danger for Today


Day 2
Grassland Fire Danger for Tomorrow

Key for Fire Danger Maps:
Low - Green
Moderate - Blue
High - Yellow
Very High - Orange
Extreme - Red


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RFDFSD

Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
753 AM CDT Wed Jun 21 2017


IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-212315-
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-
753 AM CDT Wed Jun 21 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 THURSDAY 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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