Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
321 AM MDT WED OCT 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...A FAST MOVING SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE AREA TODAY
BRINGING AN INCREASE IN CLOUDS TOWARD THE AFTERNOON. THIS SYSTEM
WILL ALSO BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS TO FAR NORTHEAST
WYOMING AND NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA. TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMER
TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE IN FROM THE NORTHEAST THURSDAY
MORNING BRINGING BACK SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES TO THE AREA. HOWEVER
SKIES WILL REMAIN MOSTLY SUNNY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE
AREA.

SDZ001-012-027-032-041>044-074-300015-
HARDING-BUTTE-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
JACKSON-BENNETT-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BELLE FOURCHE...EDGEMONT...
HOT SPRINGS...PHILIP...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...
KADOKA...MARTIN...HERMOSA
321 AM MDT WED OCT 29 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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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SDZ002-013-014-025-026-030-031-046-047-049-072-073-300015-
PERKINS-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-MELLETTE-TODD-
TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEMMON...BISON...FAITH...DUPREE...
SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...FOLSOM...WALL...WHITE RIVER...MISSION...
WINNER...STURGIS...UNION CENTER
321 AM MDT WED OCT 29 2014 /421 AM CDT WED OCT 29 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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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