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Today Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Verse of the Day

“And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ,”

Weather

Current Weather

65°F
Clear

Condition Details

Retrieved Wed, Sep 30, 2020 2:30 pm (CDT)
Temperature 65°F
High 66°F
Low 49°F
Feels Like 65°F
Wind From the NW at 23 mph
Humidity 30%
Visibility 10 mi
Pressure 1014.6 mbar
Sunrise 7:23 AM
Sunset 7:08 PM

Forecast

Today
Clear throughout the day.
High 66°F
Low 49°F
Thursday
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
High 54°F
Low 37°F
Friday
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
High 56°F
Low 29°F
Saturday
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
High 58°F
Low 36°F
Sunday
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
High 59°F
Low 38°F
Monday
Clear throughout the day.
High 74°F
Low 44°F
Tuesday
Clear throughout the day.
High 77°F
Low 45°F
Wednesday
Windy in the evening and overnight.
High 74°F
Low 43°F

Alerts

Extreme Fire Danger

From Sep 30 4:35 AM
Until Oct 1 1:30 AM
Regions Buena Vista, Cherokee, Ida, Plymouth, Sioux, Woodbury
Description
Click to show details ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 012, 020, 021, 022, 031, 032, 249, AND 258... .DISCUSSION... Issued at 410 AM CDT Wed Sep 30 2020 Strong gusty winds continue to develop this morning. As temperatures warm, dry air from aloft is expected to mix to the surface leading to relative humidities falling to 20 to 25 percent south of I-90. Have issued a red flag warning for expected extreme fire conditions this afternoon. North of I-90, relative humidities are not expected to fall as much, but the strong gusty winds will still create elevated fire weather concerns. Winds will slowly decrease through the day on Thursday as surface high pressure builds into the western High Plains. 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. Report new fires quickly to the nearest fire department or law enforcement office.

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER... The Grassland Fire Danger Index will reach the extreme category this afternoon. Extreme weather conditions or a very low moisture content of grasses and other dry organic material on the ground indicate that critical burning conditions exist. A fire will start easily and has the potential to become large and spread quickly becoming erratic with extreme behavioral characteristics. No outdoor burning should take place. OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON...The Grassland Fire Danger Index will reach the high 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.

Wind Advisory

From Sep 30 1:03 PM
Until Sep 30 8:00 PM
Regions Buena Vista, Cherokee, Clay, Dickinson, Ida, Lyon, O'Brien, Osceola, Plymouth, Sioux, Woodbury
Description
Click to show details ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts over 45 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast South Dakota, northeast Nebraska, northwest and west central Iowa and southwest Minnesota.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

* ADDITIONAL IMPACTS...Strong winds, dry grass, and low relative humidity values will lead to high to very high fire danger.

Red Flag Warning

From Sep 30 2:00 PM
Until Sep 30 7:00 PM
Regions Buena Vista, Cherokee, Ida, Plymouth, Sioux, Woodbury
Description
Click to show details ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 012, 020, 021, 022, 031, 032, 249, AND 258... The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 012, 020, 021, 022, 031, and 032.Fire weather zone 249.Fire weather zone 258.

* WIND...Northwest winds will rapidly increase this morning and become gusty through the remainder of the day. Wind gust up to 40 mph are expected through the afternoon hours.

* HUMIDITY...Lowest afternoon relative humidity values will be between 20 and 25 percent.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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Dining Menus

Breakfast

Scrambled Eggs, Hard-boiled Eggs, Breakfast Potato, Sausage, Oatmeal

Lunch

Lasagna Roll Up, Bread Sticks, Sauced Chicken Wings, Spicy Potato Curry, Basmati Rice, Pasta Bar

Supper

Asiago Chicken with Artichokes, Roasted Potatoes, Sauced Boneless Chicken Wings, Asian Rice Noodles, Pasta Bar

Defender Grille

GRAB AND GO MEAL EXCHANGE ALL DAY

Soup of the Day: 

Served with a home-baked French Baguette for $2.50.

  • Monday: Potato Chophouse
  • Tuesday: Tomato Tortelline
  • Wednesday: Chicken Tortilla
  • Thursday: Beef Vegetable
  • Friday: Corn Chowder

Daily Special: Monday - Friday 11-3:30

 

* MEAL EXCHANGE THIS SEMESTER WILL ONLY BE 8PM TO 10PM

* NO MEAL EXCHANGE FROM 1:30 TO 3:30

55th Avenue

Come and get it! Every day we've got...

  • Smoothies
  • Cookies
  • Blue Bunny Ice Cream
  • Muffins
  • and more!

Bunsen Brew

Come get your...

  • Fresh Casey's Bakery Cinnamon Rolls
  • Cookies
  • Muffins
  • Breakfast Burritos
  • Starbucks bottle beverages
  • Cafe Bustelo hot drinks

 

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 30

11:00 AM Chapel BJ Haan Auditorium
5:00 PM Women's Soccer vs. Dakota Wesleyan Sioux Center, Iowa (Open Space Park Stadium)
7:15 PM Men's Soccer vs. Dakota Wesleyan Sioux Center, Iowa (Open Space Park Stadium)

Friday, October 2

6:00 PM Women's JV Volleyball vs. Concordia Sioux Center, Iowa
7:30 PM Women's Volleyball vs. Concordia Sioux Center, Iowa

Saturday, October 3

All-Day Women's Cross Country , Briar Cliff Invitational McCook Lake, South Dakota
All-Day Men's Cross Country , Briar Cliff Invitational McCook Lake, South Dakota
1:00 PM Women's Soccer vs. Presentation Aberdeen, South Dakota
1:00 PM Women's Dance , Football Halftime Sioux Center, Iowa
1:00 PM Men's Football vs. Northwestern Sioux Center, Iowa

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