Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
314 AM MDT MON JUL 14 2014

.DISCUSSION...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE LOW
CATEGORY TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION...BRINGING
COOL AND DRY CONDITIONS. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER
60S AND LOW 70S TODAY WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 35 TO 45
PERCENT. EXPECT NORTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER
GUSTS...STRONGEST OVER THE CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS.

COOL AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TUESDAY...WITH HIGHS IN THE
70S.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
150000-
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
314 AM MDT MON JUL 14 2014 /414 AM CDT MON JUL 14 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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