Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
232 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 50S TO UPPER 60S
TODAY WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN THE 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL AVERAGE 10 TO 20 MPH UNDER PLENTY OF SUNSHINE.

SDZ001-012-013-025>027-030-041-043-047-072-074-270030-
HARDING-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
RAPID CITY-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-
JACKSON-TODD-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...
SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...FOLSOM...
ARDMORE...OELRICHS...KADOKA...MISSION...STURGIS...HERMOSA
232 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015 /332 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015/

...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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


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