Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
National Weather Service RAPID CITY SD
424 AM MDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible
this evening, but most areas will remain dry. Temperatures today
will be seasonal, with readings mainly in the 80s. Minimum relative
humidity values will range from 25 to 35 percent. Unsettled weather
and a daily chance for thunderstorms are expected through next week.
Temperatures will be seasonal with highs in the 80s and 90s.

SDZ001-012-030-073-272100-
Harding-Butte-Custer Co Plains-Southern Meade Co Plains-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Belle Fourche, Folsom,
and Union Center
424 AM MDT Thu Jul 27 2017

...Very high Fire Danger...

The grassland fire danger index will reach the very high category
this afternoon. Very poor weather conditions or a very low
moisture content of grasses, and other dry organic material on
the ground, indicate that dangerous burning conditions exist.
Fires will spread rapidly and show erratic behavior. Outdoor
burning is not recommended.

The outlook for Friday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate category to high category.


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SDZ002-013-014-025>027-031-032-041>044-046-047-049-072-074-272100-
Perkins-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-Northern Foot Hills-
Rapid City-Southern Foot Hills-Pennington Co Plains-Haakon-
Fall River-Oglala Lakota-Jackson-Bennett-Mellette-Todd-Tripp-
Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-Hermosa Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Lemmon, Bison, Faith, Dupree, Spearfish,
Rapid City, Edgemont, Hot Springs, Wall, Philip, Ardmore,
Oelrichs, Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle, Kadoka, Martin, White River,
Mission, Winner, Sturgis, and Hermosa
424 AM MDT Thu Jul 27 2017 /524 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 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 Friday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate category to high category.


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