Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
403 AM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.DISCUSSION...DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY. THIS ONLY EXCEPTION
ARE ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE BLACK HILLS AREA. DRY
WEATHER WILL CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS. BREEZY SOUTH TO
SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. EVEN BREEZIER WINDS ARE
EXPECTED WEDNESDAY.

SDZ001-002-012-013-025-027-041-073-310030-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-FALL RIVER-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...SPEARFISH...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...
ARDMORE...OELRICHS...UNION CENTER
403 AM MDT TUE AUG 30 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY TO EXTREME CATEGORY.


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SDZ014-026-031-032-042-043-072-310030-
ZIEBACH-RAPID CITY-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-OGLALA LAKOTA-
JACKSON-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DUPREE...RAPID CITY...WALL...PHILIP...
PINE RIDGE...OGLALA...KYLE...KADOKA...STURGIS
403 AM MDT TUE AUG 30 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY.


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SDZ030-044-046-047-049-074-310030-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FOLSOM...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...
MISSION...WINNER...HERMOSA
403 AM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016 /503 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016/

...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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