Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
308 AM MDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.DISCUSSION...AN ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH
LABOR DAY AS A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES BRING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. GOOD CHANCES FOR WETTING RAINS ARE EXPECT TODAY
ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA. COOLER AIR IS ALSO EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT
TWO DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE 60S OVER NORTHEAST WYOMING AND
THE BLACK HILLS...AND 70S OVER THE WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS.
DRIER WEATHER IS EXPECTED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
010030-
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
308 AM MDT SUN AUG 31 2014 /408 AM CDT SUN AUG 31 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 LABOR DAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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