Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
426 AM MDT MON OCT 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...A STORM SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE REGION TODAY BRINGING
CHANCES FOR RAIN SHOWERS AND COLDER...MORE SEASONABLE...TEMPERATURES.
SOME SNOW SHOWERS OVER THE HIGHER BLACK HILLS ARE POSSIBLE THIS
MORNING. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TODAY. DRIER
WEATHER RETURNS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.

SDZ032-280015-
HAAKON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PHILIP
426 AM MDT MON OCT 27 2014

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH
CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON. VERY POOR WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A
VERY LOW MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY
ORGANIC MATERIAL ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT DANGEROUS
BURNING CONDITIONS EXIST. FIRES WILL SPREAD RAPIDLY AND
SHOW ERRATIC BEHAVIOR. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

THE OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY.


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SDZ012>014-026-027-030-031-041-043-072>074-280015-
BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-
FALL RIVER-JACKSON-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...DUPREE...
RAPID CITY...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...FOLSOM...WALL...ARDMORE...
OELRICHS...KADOKA...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
426 AM MDT MON OCT 27 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.


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SDZ002-025-042-044-046-047-049-280015-
PERKINS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-SHANNON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEMMON...BISON...SPEARFISH...
PINE RIDGE...KYLE...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER
426 AM MDT MON OCT 27 2014 /526 AM CDT MON OCT 27 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.


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SDZ001-280015-
HARDING-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO
426 AM MDT MON OCT 27 2014

...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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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