Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
National Weather Service RAPID CITY SD
210 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...Today will be cooler and not as dry as yesterday,
with highs in the 80s and minimum relative humidity values around
30 to 40 percent. East to southeast winds will become breezy this
afternoon across the western South Dakota plains. Showers and
thunderstorms are expected late tonight into Monday.


SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-072>074-210015-
Harding-Perkins-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-
Northern Foot Hills-Rapid City-Southern Foot Hills-
Custer Co Plains-Pennington Co Plains-Haakon-Fall River-
Oglala Lakota-Jackson-Bennett-Mellette-Todd-
Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-Southern Meade Co Plains-
Hermosa Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Lemmon, Bison, Belle Fourche,
Faith, Dupree, Spearfish, Rapid City, Edgemont, Hot Springs,
Folsom, Wall, Philip, Ardmore, Oelrichs, Pine Ridge, Oglala,
Kyle, Kadoka, Martin, White River, Mission, Sturgis,
Union Center, and Hermosa
210 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017 /310 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017/

...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 Monday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate category to high category.


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SDZ049-210015-
Tripp-
Including the city of Winner
310 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...Moderate Fire Danger...

The grassland fire danger index will reach the moderate category
this afternoon. Marginal weather conditions or a lowering
moisture content of grasses, and other dry organic material on
the ground, indicate that there is some potential for a fire
occurrence. Do not leave outdoor fires unattended under these
conditions.

The outlook for Monday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low category.


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