Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
747 AM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP WARM AND DRY WEATHER ACROSS
THE REGION TODAY. HIGHS WILL REACH THE MID 80S TO MID 90S. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUDMITY WILL DROP TO 10-15 PERCENT ACROSS THE
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING PLAINS...AND 20-30 PERCENT OVER THE BLACK
HILLS AND WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA. WINDS WILL BE GENERALLY OUT OF THE
NORTHEAST AT 5-15 MPH. MONDAY WILL BE GENERALLY DRY. ISOLATED
STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON IN THE BLACK HILLS
VICINITY. BETTER CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED LATE
MONDAY AS AN INCREASE IN MOISTURE PUSHES INTO THE AREA. A MORE
ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030-031-041-042-072>074-022300-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...DUPREE...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...
EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...FOLSOM...WALL...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...
PINE RIDGE...KYLE...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
747 AM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...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 LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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SDZ032-043-044-046-047-049-022300-
HAAKON-JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PHILIP...KADOKA...MARTIN...
WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER
747 AM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...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 LOW CATEGORY.


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