Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
455 AM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.DISCUSSION...TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE 80S TODAY...WITH MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FALLING TO 20 TO 30 PERCENT. NORTHWEST TO
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL BE 5 TO 15 MPH. TEMPERATURES MONDAY WILL WARM
INTO THE 90S...WHILE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE 20 TO 25 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 10 TO 20 MPH.

SDZ001-002-012-013-025>027-041-072-073-242100-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-FALL RIVER-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...EDGEMONT...
HOT SPRINGS...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...STURGIS...UNION CENTER
455 AM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...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.

$$

SDZ014-030>032-042>044-046-047-049-074-242100-
ZIEBACH-CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-
OGLALA LAKOTA-JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DUPREE...FOLSOM...WALL...PHILIP...
PINE RIDGE...OGLALA...KYLE...KADOKA...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...
MISSION...WINNER...HERMOSA
455 AM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016 /555 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016/

...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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