Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
214 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS EXPECTED TO RANGE
FROM THE LOW TO MODERATE CATEGORIES TODAY. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER PARTS OF THE BLACK HILLS AND
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE
UPPER 70S TO MID 80S. THE MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED TO
RANGE FROM 26 TO 36 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL PREVAIL AT 5 TO
15 MPH.

ON WEDNESDAY...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS EXPECTED TO
RANGE FROM THE LOW TO MODERATE CATEGORIES.

SDZ012-292230-
BUTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLE FOURCHE
214 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 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 MODERATE CATEGORY.


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SDZ001-002-013-014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
292230-
HARDING-PERKINS-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...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
214 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014 /314 AM CDT TUE JUL 29 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 TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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