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Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 10:09 AM CDT on April 01, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 02, 2015


... Red flag warning now in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening for
strong wind and low humidity for fire weather zones 255... 256 and
258...

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Thursday morning
through Thursday evening for low humidity and strong wind for fire
weather zones 255... 256 and 258...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from late Thursday morning
through early Thursday evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 255. Fire weather zone 256.
Fire weather zone 258.

* Wind... be aware of a wind shift. Southwest winds 20 to 35
mph... shifting northwest at 20 to 35 mph in the early
afternoon.

* Humidity... as low as 19 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:56 AM CDT on April 01, 2015



... Highest wind gusts so far today...

Location speed time/date lat/Lon

Marshall Municipal-Ryan fiel 62 mph 1055 am 04/01 44.45n/95.82w
4 ENE Jeffers 57 mph 1115 am 04/01 44.08n/95.12w
1 WSW Beaver Creek 55 mph 1015 am 04/01 43.61n/96.38w
3 W Dovray 53 mph 1110 am 04/01 44.06n/95.60w
2 ENE Rushmore 52 mph 1115 am 04/01 43.64n/95.77w
1 WNW Lake Benton 51 mph 1031 am 04/01 44.27n/96.32w
3 S Hendricks 49 mph 1040 am 04/01 44.46n/96.44w
2 W Arco 48 mph 1050 am 04/01 44.39n/96.24w
Brookings Municipal Airport 48 mph 0855 am 04/01 44.30n/96.82w
Slayton Municipal Airport 48 mph 1113 am 04/01 43.99n/95.73w
Flandreau 48 mph 1040 am 04/01 44.04n/96.60w
Luverne Airport 48 mph 1135 am 04/01 43.62n/96.22w
Worthington Airport 48 mph 1055 am 04/01 43.65n/95.58w
Sheldon Airport 48 mph 1055 am 04/01 43.21n/95.83w
Pipestone Airport 46 mph 1054 am 04/01 43.93n/96.30w
1 WSW Orange City 46 mph 1020 am 04/01 43.00n/96.08w
Storm Lake Airport 46 mph 1115 am 04/01 42.60n/95.24w
Tracy Airport 46 mph 1133 am 04/01 44.25n/95.61w
Windom Muni Airport 45 mph 1113 am 04/01 43.91n/95.11w
3 SSE Lake Park 44 mph 1105 am 04/01 43.40n/95.31w
Cherokee Municipal Airport 44 mph 1055 am 04/01 42.73n/95.56w
Le Mars Airport 44 mph 1115 am 04/01 42.78n/96.19w
Jackson Airport 44 mph 1133 am 04/01 43.65n/94.99w
3 NE Sibley 44 mph 1114 am 04/01 43.43n/95.71w
Spencer Municipal Airport 44 mph 1019 am 04/01 43.16n/95.20w
1 NW Ida Grove 43 mph 1050 am 04/01 42.35n/95.48w
Moville 43 mph 1120 am 04/01 42.48n/96.08w
2 ENE Truesdale 43 mph 0953 am 04/01 42.75n/95.15w
Oak Lake 42 mph 1100 am 04/01 44.51n/96.53w
Sioux Falls Airport 41 mph 0958 am 04/01 43.59n/96.73w
1 ENE Tea 41 mph 1115 am 04/01 43.46n/96.80w
Madison Airport 41 mph 0855 am 04/01 44.02n/97.09w
Orange City Airport 41 mph 1135 am 04/01 42.99n/96.06w
Baltic 40 mph 1100 am 04/01 43.73n/96.68w
Parkston-sdsu 40 mph 1120 am 04/01 43.38n/97.97w
Minneota 39 mph 0950 am 04/01 44.56n/95.99w
1 SSW Vermillion 39 mph 1115 am 04/01 42.77n/96.93w
Brandon 39 mph 1052 am 04/01 43.60n/96.58w
Garretson 38 mph 0925 am 04/01 43.71n/96.51w
Sioux Gateway Airport 38 mph 1019 am 04/01 42.40n/96.38w
2 NE Brookings 37 mph 0900 am 04/01 44.32n/96.77w
1 NNE Round Lake 37 mph 1038 am 04/01 43.56n/95.45w
Yankton chan Gurney Arpt 37 mph 1135 am 04/01 42.92n/97.39w
Chamberlain Municipal airpor 36 mph 0955 am 04/01 43.77n/99.32w
Sioux Center 35 mph 0833 am 04/01 43.08n/96.16w
Tyler 35 mph 1143 am 04/01 44.28n/96.13w
Mitchell Municipal Airport 35 mph 1037 am 04/01 43.77n/98.04w
4 SSE Westfield 33 mph 1111 am 04/01 42.70n/96.58w
Sioux Falls landfill 33 mph 1140 am 04/01 43.50n/96.92w
6 se Centerville 31 mph 1100 am 04/01 43.04n/96.90w
Huron Regional Airport 31 mph 0928 am 04/01 44.39n/98.23w
Lake Andes RAWS 31 mph 1041 am 04/01 43.26n/98.76w
4 W Sioux Falls 30 mph 1142 am 04/01 43.53n/96.82w
1 ESE Gregory 30 mph 1035 am 04/01 43.22n/99.40w
Baltic schoolnet 30 mph 1031 am 04/01 43.76n/96.73w
White Lake - sdsu 30 mph 1020 am 04/01 43.73n/98.69w
Volga 28 mph 0927 am 04/01 44.32n/96.92w
1 WNW Windom 28 mph 1124 am 04/01 43.88n/95.13w
Howard 25 mph 0913 am 04/01 44.01n/97.53w

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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