Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1232 AM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL RANGE FROM THE
LOW TO MODERATE CATEGORIES TODAY. THE WEATHER TODAY WILL BE SUNNY
AND WARM. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM AROUND 74 DEGREES
TOWARD NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA TO AROUND 84 DEGREES OVER THE
SOUTHWEST. THE MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL TO AROUND 20
PERCENT OVER PARTS OF FAR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...AND TO 25 TO 35
PERCENT OVER MUCH OF THE REST OF WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA. WINDS THIS AFTERNOON
WILL GENERALLY BE NORTHERLY AT 5 TO 15 MPH.

ON WEDNESDAY...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS EXPECTED TO BE IN
THE LOW CATEGORY.

SDZ027-041-162230-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-FALL RIVER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...ARDMORE...
OELRICHS
1232 AM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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SDZ001-002-012>014-025-026-030>032-042>044-046-047-049-072>074-
162230-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-SHANNON-JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-
TRIPP-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...
FOLSOM...WALL...PHILIP...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...KADOKA...MARTIN...
WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
1232 AM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014 /132 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014/

...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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


$$






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