Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
405 AM MDT THU AUG 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA WITH PRECIPITATION ENDING FROM
NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM
THE MID 70S TO MID 80S WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES NEAR STORMS. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 35 PERCENT IN FAR WESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA TO 65 PERCENT FURTHER EAST.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
282100-
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-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...
EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...FOLSOM...WALL...PHILIP...ARDMORE...
OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...KADOKA...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...
MISSION...WINNER...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
405 AM MDT THU AUG 28 2014 /505 AM CDT THU AUG 28 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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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