Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
227 AM MDT THU JUL 28 2016

.DISCUSSION...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING CHANCES FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA TODAY. COOL CONDITIONS ARE
FORECAST...WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES 75 TO 80. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL BE 45 TO 55 PERCENT. WINDS WILL BE EASTERLY AT 10
TO 15 MPH.

ON FRIDAY...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS EXPECTED TO BE IN
THE LOW TO HIGH CATEGORY.

SDZ001-012-013-025-027-041-072-073-290000-
HARDING-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-FALL RIVER-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...
SPEARFISH...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...
STURGIS...UNION CENTER
227 AM MDT THU JUL 28 2016

...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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.


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SDZ002-014-026-030>032-042>044-046-047-049-074-290000-
PERKINS-ZIEBACH-RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-
HAAKON-OGLALA LAKOTA-JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEMMON...BISON...DUPREE...RAPID CITY...
FOLSOM...WALL...PHILIP...PINE RIDGE...OGLALA...KYLE...KADOKA...
MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER...HERMOSA
227 AM MDT THU JUL 28 2016 /327 AM CDT THU JUL 28 2016/

...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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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