Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
418 AM MDT MON JUL 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...TEMPERATURES WILL RISE INTO THE 90S AGAIN ON THE
SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS TODAY...WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
FALLING TO 20 TO 30 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 10 TO
20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.
FOR TUESDAY...SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES AND HIGHER HUMIDITY
WILL DECREASE THE FIRE DANGER.

SDZ012>014-073-252100-
BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...DUPREE...
UNION CENTER
418 AM MDT MON JUL 25 2016

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH
CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON. VERY POOR WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A
VERY LOW MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY
ORGANIC MATERIAL ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT DANGEROUS
BURNING CONDITIONS EXIST. FIRES WILL SPREAD RAPIDLY AND
SHOW ERRATIC BEHAVIOR. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

THE OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.

$$

SDZ001-002-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072-074-252100-
HARDING-PERKINS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-
FALL RIVER-OGLALA LAKOTA-JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...SPEARFISH...
RAPID CITY...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...FOLSOM...WALL...PHILIP...
ARDMORE...OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...OGLALA...KYLE...KADOKA...
MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER...STURGIS...HERMOSA
418 AM MDT MON JUL 25 2016 /518 AM CDT MON JUL 25 2016/

...HIGH FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON. UNFAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A LOW
MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC MATERIAL
ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT THERE IS A MODERATE TO HIGH
POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE OCCURRENCE. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE
RESTRICTED TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING HOURS WHEN WIND SPEEDS
ARE USUALLY LOWER AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS HIGHER.

THE OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.

$$



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