Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
328 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT WILL QUICKLY CROSS THE AREA THIS
MORNING WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING BEHIND THE FRONT.
WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE THROUGH THE DAY. DRY WEATHER IS
EXPECTED TODAY ALONG WITH CLEARING SKIES AND COOLER TEMPERATURES.
WARMER TEMPS WILL RETURN TUESDAY WITH DRY WEATHER PERSISTING
THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEK.

SDZ001-002-014-010015-
HARDING-PERKINS-ZIEBACH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...DUPREE
328 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

...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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SDZ012-013-030>032-041-042-072-073-010015-
BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...FOLSOM...WALL...
PHILIP...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...STURGIS...
UNION CENTER
328 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

...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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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SDZ025>027-043-044-046-047-049-074-010015-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-JACKSON-
BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...EDGEMONT...
HOT SPRINGS...KADOKA...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER...
HERMOSA
328 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015 /428 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015/

...LOW FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON. FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A HIGH MOISTURE
CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC MATERIAL ON THE
GROUND...INDICATE THAT THE PROBABILITY OF A FIRE OCCURRENCE IS
LOW. OUTDOOR BURNING UNDER THESE CONDITIONS CAN USUALLY BE
PERFORMED WITH REASONABLE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS.

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


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