Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
453 AM MDT SAT APR 29 2017

.DISCUSSION...SLIGHTLY WARMER AND DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
TODAY AND SUNDAY, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF FAR SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA. A STORM SYSTEM WILL CLIP FAR SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA,
BRING SOME LIGHT RAIN AND POSSIBLY A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW SUNDAY
INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
300200-
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-
OGLALA LAKOTA-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, OGLALA,
KYLE, KADOKA, MARTIN, WHITE RIVER, MISSION, WINNER, STURGIS,
UNION CENTER, AND HERMOSA
453 AM MDT SAT APR 29 2017 /553 AM CDT SAT APR 29 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON, THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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