Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
133 AM MDT Sun Jul 12 2020

.DISCUSSION...Partly to mostly sunny skies can be expected today.
A few morning showers and thunderstorms will be possible across
south central South Dakota. High temperatures will be in the
upper 80s to mid 90s. The minimum relative humidity will fall to
10 to 20 percent over far southwestern South Dakota and to 25 to
35 percent across much of the rest of the area.

SDZ027-041-130100-
Southern Foot Hills-Fall River-
Including the cities of Edgemont, Hot Springs, Ardmore,
and Oelrichs
133 AM MDT Sun Jul 12 2020

...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 Monday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate category.


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SDZ001-012-030>032-042-043-073-074-130100-
Harding-Butte-Custer Co Plains-Pennington Co Plains-Haakon-
Oglala Lakota-Jackson-Southern Meade Co Plains-Hermosa Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Belle Fourche, Folsom,
Box Elder, Caputa, Wall, Philip, Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle,
Kadoka, Ellsworth AFB, Union Center, Hermosa, Buffalo Gap,
and Fairburn
133 AM MDT Sun Jul 12 2020

...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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SDZ002-013-014-025-026-044-046-047-049-072-130100-
Perkins-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-Northern Foot Hills-
Rapid City-Bennett-Mellette-Todd-Tripp-
Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Lemmon, Bison, Faith, Dupree, Spearfish,
Whitewood, Rapid City, Martin, White River, Mission, Winner,
Sturgis, Piedmont, and Summerset
133 AM MDT Sun Jul 12 2020 /233 AM CDT Sun Jul 12 2020/

...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 Monday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low category.


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