Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
303 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL RANGE FROM THE
LOW TO HIGH CATEGORIES TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE SOUTH
ACROSS THE REGION TODAY. ISOLATED MORNING SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE
ACROSS NORTHWEST AREAS THIS MORNING...WITH MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES
EXPECTED BY AFTERNOON MOST PLACES. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE 70S AND
80S. THE MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL TO AROUND 25 TO 35
PERCENT. BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH CAN BE
EXPECTED...STRONGEST OVER NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA.

ON SATURDAY...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS EXPECTED TO BE
IN THE LOW TO HIGH CATEGORIES AGAIN.

SDZ012-200000-
BUTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLE FOURCHE
303 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 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 SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY.


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SDZ001-002-013-014-025-027-041-073-200000-
HARDING-PERKINS-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-FALL RIVER-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...FAITH...
DUPREE...SPEARFISH...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...ARDMORE...
OELRICHS...UNION CENTER
303 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 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 SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.


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SDZ026-030>032-042>044-046-047-049-072-074-200000-
RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-SHANNON-
JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RAPID CITY...FOLSOM...WALL...PHILIP...
PINE RIDGE...KYLE...KADOKA...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...MISSION...
WINNER...STURGIS...HERMOSA
303 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014 /403 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 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 SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.


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