Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FNUS63 KUNR 271005
RFDUNR

RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
305 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...WARM TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY WITH
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S TO AROUND 70. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
WILL RANGE FROM 25 TO 40 PERCENT. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE WESTERLY
AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

SDZ074-280015-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HERMOSA
305 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

...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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY.


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SDZ013-025>027-030-041-042-280015-
NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FAITH...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...
EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...FOLSOM...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...
PINE RIDGE...KYLE
305 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

...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 MODERATE CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

SDZ001-002-012-014-031-032-043-044-046-047-049-072-073-280015-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-ZIEBACH-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-JACKSON-
BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...DUPREE...WALL...PHILIP...KADOKA...MARTIN...
WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER...STURGIS...UNION CENTER
305 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015 /405 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015/

...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 TO HIGH CATEGORY.


$$






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