Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
330 AM MST SAT NOV 26 2016

.DISCUSSION...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE 50S THIS AFTERNOON
WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 TO 25 PERCENT. VARIABLE WIND
WILL BECOME SOUTHERLY AROUND 10 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.

SDZ026-027-030-031-041>044-046-047-072-074-262300-
RAPID CITY-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-OGLALA LAKOTA-JACKSON-BENNETT-
MELLETTE-TODD-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RAPID CITY...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...
FOLSOM...WALL...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...OGLALA...KYLE...
KADOKA...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...MISSION...STURGIS...HERMOSA
330 AM MST SAT NOV 26 2016 /430 AM CST SAT NOV 26 2016/

...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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.


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SDZ001-002-012>014-025-032-049-073-262300-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-HAAKON-TRIPP-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...DUPREE...SPEARFISH...PHILIP...WINNER...
UNION CENTER
330 AM MST SAT NOV 26 2016 /430 AM CST SAT NOV 26 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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