Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
322 AM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND WETTING RAINS ARE
EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON/EVENING. THE BEST CHANCE FOR STORMS WILL
BE ACROSS NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA THIS EVENING WHERE SOME STORMS
MAY BECOME SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. TEMPERATURES
WILL WARM TO NEAR SEASONAL READINGS TODAY...BUT COOLER AIR WILL
FILTER INTO THE AREA TONIGHT.

SDZ027-031-041-073-310015-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...WALL...
ARDMORE...OELRICHS...UNION CENTER
322 AM MDT SAT AUG 30 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 SUNDAY 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-
310015-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-HAAKON-SHANNON-
JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...DUPREE...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...
FOLSOM...PHILIP...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...KADOKA...MARTIN...
WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER...STURGIS...HERMOSA
322 AM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014 /422 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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