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South Dakota, Kingsbury

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 4:44 PM CDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2014


... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 7 PM CDT Thursday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 249... 255...
256 and 258...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from 1 PM to 7 PM CDT Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected area... in Nebraska... fire weather zone 249. In South
Dakota... fire weather zones 255... 256 and 258.

* Winds... northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 15 percent.

* Impacts... the potential exists for fast moving and intense
grassland fires.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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








Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:33 PM CDT on April 23, 2014



... Latest wind reports around the area this afternoon...

Location speed time/date lat/Lon
1 se Parkston 58 mph 1115 am 04/23 43.38n/97.97w
1 ENE Tea 56 mph 1255 PM 04/23 43.46n/96.80w
Canton 53 mph 1215 PM 04/23 43.31n/96.57w
1 WSW Beaver Creek 52 mph 1215 PM 04/23 43.61n/96.38w
1 ENE Madison 51 mph 0115 PM 04/23 44.02n/97.09w
Huron Regional Airport 51 mph 1020 am 04/23 44.39n/98.23w
Sioux Center 51 mph 1248 PM 04/23 43.08n/96.16w
Sioux Gateway Airport 49 mph 0114 PM 04/23 42.40n/96.38w
Mitchell Municipal Airport 49 mph 1010 am 04/23 43.77n/98.04w
1 WSW Orange City 48 mph 1231 PM 04/23 43.00n/96.08w
1 NE Platte 48 mph 0955 am 04/23 43.40n/98.83w
Storm Lake 48 mph 0215 PM 04/23 42.60n/95.24w
2 ENE Truesdale 47 mph 0215 PM 04/23 42.75n/95.15w
Chan Gurney Municipal Airport 47 mph 1235 PM 04/23 42.92n/97.39w
Sheldon 47 mph 0355 PM 04/23 43.21n/95.83w
Sioux Falls Airport 46 mph 1114 am 04/23 43.59n/96.73w
3 NNW De Smet 46 mph 1155 am 04/23 44.43n/97.56w
Le Mars 46 mph 1215 PM 04/23 42.78n/96.19w
3 NE Sibley 45 mph 0134 PM 04/23 43.43n/95.71w
3 S Hendricks 45 mph 0315 PM 04/23 44.46n/96.44w
1 ESE Gregory 45 mph 0935 am 04/23 43.22n/99.40w
2 ESE Wessington Springs 44 mph 0955 am 04/23 44.06n/98.53w
4 NE Emerson 44 mph 1243 PM 04/23 42.33n/96.66w
1 SSW Vermillion 44 mph 1215 PM 04/23 42.77n/96.93w
Spencer Municipal Airport 44 mph 0325 PM 04/23 43.16n/95.20w
Chamberlain Municipal Airport 44 mph 0921 am 04/23 43.77n/99.32w
4 ENE Jeffers 43 mph 0320 PM 04/23 44.08n/95.12w
Worthington Municipal Airport 43 mph 0335 PM 04/23 43.65n/95.58w
Platte 43 mph 0906 am 04/23 43.38n/98.85w
2 ENE Rushmore 43 mph 0400 PM 04/23 43.64n/95.77w
Luverne 43 mph 1215 PM 04/23 43.62n/96.22w
Slayton Municipal Airport 43 mph 0333 PM 04/23 43.99n/95.73w
4 se Lakefield 42 mph 0355 PM 04/23 43.64n/95.12w
Cherokee Municipal Airport 41 mph 0215 PM 04/23 42.73n/95.56w
Parkston 40 mph 1110 am 04/23 43.40n/97.98w
1 WNW Lake Benton 40 mph 0335 PM 04/23 44.27n/96.32w
Windom Muni ap 40 mph 0413 PM 04/23 43.91n/95.11w
Pipestone 40 mph 0353 PM 04/23 43.93n/96.30w
Garretson 40 mph 0142 PM 04/23 43.71n/96.51w
3 S Colton 39 mph 0938 am 04/23 43.73n/96.92w
2 W Arco 39 mph 0330 PM 04/23 44.39n/96.24w
Jackson 39 mph 0413 PM 04/23 43.65n/94.99w
1 SSE Sioux City 39 mph 0230 PM 04/23 42.48n/96.39w
Lake Andes RAWS 39 mph 1141 am 04/23 43.26n/98.76w
Marshall Municipal-Ryan Field 38 mph 0415 PM 04/23 44.45n/95.82w
Tracy 38 mph 0352 PM 04/23 44.25n/95.61w
3 W Dickens 38 mph 0231 PM 04/23 43.13n/95.09w
1 NW Ida Grove 37 mph 0140 PM 04/23 42.35n/95.48w
3 W Dovray 37 mph 0220 PM 04/23 44.06n/95.60w
1 SW Huron 37 mph 0956 am 04/23 44.35n/98.23w
Orange City 37 mph 1235 PM 04/23 42.99n/96.06w
4 N Sioux City 36 mph 1136 am 04/23 42.56n/96.40w
Ramona 35 mph 0112 PM 04/23 44.12n/97.22w
Volga 35 mph 0125 PM 04/23 44.32n/96.92w
4 NNE Tea 33 mph 1038 am 04/23 43.51n/96.81w
3 SSE Lake Park 33 mph 0324 PM 04/23 43.40n/95.31w
Tyler 33 mph 0337 PM 04/23 44.28n/96.13w
Howard 33 mph 1042 am 04/23 44.01n/97.53w
Flandreau 32 mph 0202 PM 04/23 44.05n/96.60w
4 SSE Westfield 32 mph 1011 am 04/23 42.70n/96.58w
Minneota 30 mph 0305 PM 04/23 44.56n/95.99w
1 E Wahpeton 29 mph 0359 PM 04/23 43.37n/95.16w

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


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