Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
419 AM MDT TUE OCT 14 2014

.DISCUSSION...MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES ARE EXPECTED TODAY WITH HIGH
TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 60S TO MID 70S. WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS
WILL BE IN THE 10 TO 20 MPH RANGE.

WEDNESDAY WILL BE EVEN WARMER AND WINDIER...WITH MANY COUNTIES IN
THE VERY HIGH TO EXTREME CATEGORY.

SDZ001-012-026-027-030-031-041>043-072>074-150000-
HARDING-BUTTE-RAPID CITY-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-JACKSON-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BELLE FOURCHE...RAPID CITY...
EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...FOLSOM...WALL...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...
PINE RIDGE...KYLE...KADOKA...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
419 AM MDT TUE OCT 14 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 TO EXTREME CATEGORY.


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SDZ002-013-014-025-032-044-046-047-049-150000-
PERKINS-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
HAAKON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEMMON...BISON...FAITH...DUPREE...
SPEARFISH...PHILIP...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER
419 AM MDT TUE OCT 14 2014 /519 AM CDT TUE OCT 14 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 HIGH CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


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