Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
216 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...Mostly cloudy skies are expected today with some
rain and snow. Temperatures will peak in the 40s with minimum
relative humidities in the 50s. Northwest winds will average 10 to
20 MPH, but some southeast winds are expected over far southwest
South Dakota this afternoon.

SDZ001-012-026-027-030-031-041>043-049-073-180130-
Harding-Butte-Rapid City-Southern Foot Hills-Custer Co Plains-
Pennington Co Plains-Fall River-Oglala Lakota-Jackson-Tripp-
Southern Meade Co Plains-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Belle Fourche, Rapid City,
Edgemont, Hot Springs, Folsom, Wall, Ardmore, Oelrichs,
Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle, Kadoka, Winner, and Union Center
216 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017 /316 AM CST Fri Nov 17 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 Saturday afternoon, The grassland fire danger
index will reach the moderate category to high category.


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SDZ002-013-014-025-032-044-046-047-072-074-180130-
Perkins-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-Northern Foot Hills-
Haakon-Bennett-Mellette-Todd-Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-
Hermosa Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Lemmon, Bison, Faith, Dupree, Spearfish,
Philip, Martin, White River, Mission, Sturgis, and Hermosa
216 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017 /316 AM CST Fri Nov 17 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 Saturday afternoon, The grassland fire danger
index will reach the moderate category to high category.


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