Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
224 AM MST Sun Nov 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...Mostly sunny conditions are expected today with
highs in the 50s. Minimum relative humidity will be 20 to 25
percent. Winds will be Southwest to West at 10 to 15 mph.

Even warmer and drier conditions are expected on Monday.

SDZ001-002-027-041>044-047-200115-
Harding-Perkins-Southern Foot Hills-Fall River-Oglala Lakota-
Jackson-Bennett-Todd-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Lemmon, Bison, Edgemont,
Hot Springs, Ardmore, Oelrichs, Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle, Kadoka,
Martin, and Mission
224 AM MST Sun Nov 19 2017 /324 AM CST Sun Nov 19 2017/

...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 Monday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the high category to very high category.


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SDZ012>014-025-026-030>032-046-049-072>074-200115-
Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-Northern Foot Hills-
Rapid City-Custer Co Plains-Pennington Co Plains-Haakon-Mellette-
Tripp-Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-Southern Meade Co Plains-
Hermosa Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Belle Fourche, Faith, Dupree, Spearfish,
Rapid City, Folsom, Wall, Philip, White River, Winner, Sturgis,
Union Center, and Hermosa
224 AM MST Sun Nov 19 2017 /324 AM CST Sun Nov 19 2017/

...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 Monday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the high category to very high category.


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