Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
National Weather Service RAPID CITY SD
234 AM MDT Sat Sep 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...Scattered rain showers are expected this morning
with isolated showers this afternoon. High temperatures will range
from the lower 50s to lower 60s with minimum relative humidity
ranging from 55 to 65 percent. Winds will be northwesterly at 10
to 15 mph.

SDZ001-012-013-025>027-030>032-041>043-072>074-170015-
Harding-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-Northern Foot Hills-
Rapid City-Southern Foot Hills-Custer Co Plains-
Pennington Co Plains-Haakon-Fall River-Oglala Lakota-Jackson-
Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-Southern Meade Co Plains-
Hermosa Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Belle Fourche, Faith, Spearfish,
Rapid City, Edgemont, Hot Springs, Folsom, Wall, Philip, Ardmore,
Oelrichs, Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle, Kadoka, Sturgis,
Union Center, and Hermosa
234 AM MDT Sat Sep 16 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 Sunday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate category to high category.


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SDZ002-014-044-046-047-049-170015-
Perkins-Ziebach-Bennett-Mellette-Todd-Tripp-
Including the cities of Lemmon, Bison, Dupree, Martin,
White River, Mission, and Winner
234 AM MDT Sat Sep 16 2017 /334 AM CDT Sat Sep 16 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 Sunday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low category to moderate category.


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