Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
324 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

.DISCUSSION...SNOW WILL END ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING OR EARLY
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WILL PERSIST TODAY WITH HIGHS IN THE
30S TO LOWER 40S. GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE PLAINS...AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. MONDAY WILL
BE A QUIET DAY WITH PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S
TO UPPER 40S.

SDZ001-002-013-014-032-140015-
HARDING-PERKINS-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-HAAKON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...FAITH...
DUPREE...PHILIP
324 AM MDT SUN APR 13 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 MONDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY.


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SDZ012-025-026-030-031-042-043-046-047-049-072>074-140015-
BUTTE-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-SHANNON-JACKSON-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLE FOURCHE...SPEARFISH...
RAPID CITY...FOLSOM...WALL...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...KADOKA...
WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
324 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014 /424 AM CDT SUN APR 13 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 MONDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

SDZ027-041-044-140015-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-FALL RIVER-BENNETT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...ARDMORE...
OELRICHS...MARTIN
324 AM MDT SUN APR 13 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 MONDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY.


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