Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
156 AM MST Fri Dec 8 2017

.DISCUSSION...Northwesterly winds will be breezy today, and very
strong across areas just east of the Black Hills. However, snow
cover will keep the fire danger in the low to moderate categories.
Warmer temperatures are expected for this weekend, along with dry
and breezy conditions.

SDZ001-026-027-030-031-041-072>074-090115-
Harding-Rapid City-Southern Foot Hills-Custer Co Plains-
Pennington Co Plains-Fall River-Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-
Southern Meade Co Plains-Hermosa Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Rapid City, Edgemont,
Hot Springs, Folsom, Wall, Ardmore, Oelrichs, Sturgis,
Union Center, and Hermosa
156 AM MST Fri Dec 8 2017

...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 Saturday afternoon, The grassland fire danger
index will reach the low category to moderate category.


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SDZ002-012>014-025-032-042>044-046-047-049-090115-
Perkins-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-
Northern Foot Hills-Haakon-Oglala Lakota-Jackson-Bennett-Mellette-
Todd-Tripp-
Including the cities of Lemmon, Bison, Belle Fourche, Faith,
Dupree, Spearfish, Philip, Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle, Kadoka,
Martin, White River, Mission, and Winner
156 AM MST Fri Dec 8 2017 /256 AM CST Fri Dec 8 2017/

...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 Saturday afternoon, The grassland fire danger
index will reach the low category.


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