Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
225 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.DISCUSSION...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY.
HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE 70S TO LOWER 80S WITH MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY RANGING FROM AROUND 20 PERCENT IN SOUTHWEST
SOUTH DAKOTA TO AROUND 35 PERCENT IN NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA.
WINDS WILL BE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

SDZ027-041-022300-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-FALL RIVER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...ARDMORE...
OELRICHS
225 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...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.


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SDZ012-025-031-042-072-022300-
BUTTE-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-SHANNON-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLE FOURCHE...SPEARFISH...WALL...
PINE RIDGE...KYLE...STURGIS
225 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...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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SDZ001-002-013-014-026-030-032-043-044-046-047-049-073-074-022300-
HARDING-PERKINS-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-RAPID CITY-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-HAAKON-JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...FAITH...
DUPREE...RAPID CITY...FOLSOM...PHILIP...KADOKA...MARTIN...
WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
225 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014 /325 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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