Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
410 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016

.DISCUSSION...ISOLATED STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTH
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON AS A COLD FRONT STALLS ACROSS
THE AREA. TEMPERATURES WILL ALSO BE SLIGHTLY COOLER THAN TODAY.
DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY ALONG WITH
NEAR AVERAGE TEMPERATURES.

SDZ012-300015-
BUTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BELLE FOURCHE
410 AM MDT MON AUG 29 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 VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


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SDZ001-002-013-014-025-027-031-032-041-072-073-300015-
HARDING-PERKINS-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-
HAAKON-FALL RIVER-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...FAITH...
DUPREE...SPEARFISH...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...WALL...PHILIP...
ARDMORE...OELRICHS...STURGIS...UNION CENTER
410 AM MDT MON AUG 29 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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SDZ026-030-042-043-046-074-300015-
RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-OGLALA LAKOTA-JACKSON-MELLETTE-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RAPID CITY...FOLSOM...PINE RIDGE...
OGLALA...KYLE...KADOKA...WHITE RIVER...HERMOSA
410 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016 /510 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016/

...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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SDZ044-047-049-300015-
BENNETT-TODD-TRIPP-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARTIN...MISSION...WINNER
410 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016 /510 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016/

...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.


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