Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
341 AM MDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.DISCUSSION...Mostly sunny skies are expected across the area
today with just some high thin clouds moving through.
Temperatures will be above average today with some breezy north
winds expected across far northern South Dakota.

SDZ001-002-014-240100-
Harding-Perkins-Ziebach-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Lemmon, Bison, and Dupree
341 AM MDT Tue Apr 23 2019

...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 Wednesday afternoon, The grassland fire danger
index will reach the high category.


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SDZ012-013-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-240100-
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-Bennett-Mellette-Todd-Tripp-
Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-Southern Meade Co Plains-
Hermosa Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Belle Fourche, Faith, Spearfish,
Rapid City, Edgemont, Hot Springs, Folsom, Wall, Philip, Ardmore,
Oelrichs, Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle, Kadoka, Martin, White River,
Mission, Winner, Sturgis, Union Center, and Hermosa
341 AM MDT Tue Apr 23 2019 /441 AM CDT Tue Apr 23 2019/

...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 Wednesday afternoon, The grassland fire danger
index will reach the moderate category to high category.


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