Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
245 AM MDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...CLOUDY...FOGGY...AND RAINY WEATHER IS EXPECTED
TODAY. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S WITH MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN THE 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL AVERAGE 10 TO
15 MPH.

SDZ002-014-049-290015-
PERKINS-ZIEBACH-TRIPP-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LEMMON, BISON, DUPREE, AND WINNER
245 AM MDT TUE MAR 28 2017 /345 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


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SDZ001-012-013-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-072>074-290015-
HARDING-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
RAPID CITY-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-OGLALA LAKOTA-JACKSON-
BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BUFFALO, BELLE FOURCHE, FAITH, SPEARFISH,
RAPID CITY, EDGEMONT, HOT SPRINGS, FOLSOM, WALL, PHILIP, ARDMORE,
OELRICHS, PINE RIDGE, OGLALA, KYLE, KADOKA, MARTIN, WHITE RIVER,
MISSION, STURGIS, UNION CENTER, AND HERMOSA
245 AM MDT TUE MAR 28 2017 /345 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017/

...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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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