Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
340 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...TEMPERATURES WILL REACH THE 90S TODAY...WITH
POSSIBLY A 100-DEGREE READING OVER FAR SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL RANGE FROM 15 TO 25 PERCENT OVER
FAR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA TO 25 TO 35 PERCENT OVER CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE SOUTH AT 15 TO 30 MPH. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA THIS
AFTERNOON...AND MOVE EAST ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THIS EVENING.
THERE IS AN ENHANCED RISK OF SEVERE STORMS WITH LARGE
HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND A FEW TORNADOES.

SDZ001-272100-
HARDING-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO
340 AM MDT MON JUL 27 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 VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


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SDZ002-012>014-027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-073-272100-
PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-
FALL RIVER-SHANNON-JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEMMON...BISON...BELLE FOURCHE...
FAITH...DUPREE...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...FOLSOM...WALL...
PHILIP...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...KADOKA...
MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER...UNION CENTER
340 AM MDT MON JUL 27 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

SDZ025-026-072-074-272100-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...STURGIS...
HERMOSA
340 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

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


$$

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