Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FNUS63 KUNR 230959
RFDUNR

RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
359 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
INTO TONIGHT...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL RANGE
FROM THE MID 60S ACROSS NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA TO THE MID 80S
IN SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL
BE BETWEEN 50 TO 75 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
232100-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-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...
BELLE FOURCHE...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
359 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014 /459 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 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 TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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