Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
425 AM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.DISCUSSION...SKIES WILL BE SUNNY TODAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL
RANGE FROM THE UPPER 70S TO MID 80S WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
20 TO 30 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 10 TO 30 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH OVER NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA. TEMPERATURES
WILL COOL A FEW MORE DEGREES SUNDAY AND WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER.

SDZ012-013-027-031-032-041>043-073-262100-
BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-JACKSON-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...EDGEMONT...
HOT SPRINGS...WALL...PHILIP...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...
KYLE...KADOKA...UNION CENTER
425 AM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...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 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.

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SDZ001-002-014-025-044-046-072-262100-
HARDING-PERKINS-ZIEBACH-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-BENNETT-MELLETTE-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...DUPREE...
SPEARFISH...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...STURGIS
425 AM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014 /525 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 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 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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SDZ026-030-047-049-074-262100-
RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-TODD-TRIPP-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RAPID CITY...FOLSOM...MISSION...
WINNER...HERMOSA
425 AM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014 /525 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 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 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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