Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
439 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...CLOUDY SKIES ARE EXPECTED TODAY...WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING ACROSS FAR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA THIS
AFTERNOON. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 50S TO MID 60S.
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL ONLY DROP TO 50 TO 60 PERCENT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL MAINLY BE OUT OF THE NORTHEAST AT LESS THAN
15 MPH.

SDZ001-012-025>027-030-031-041-042-072>074-260015-
HARDING-BUTTE-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BELLE FOURCHE...SPEARFISH...
RAPID CITY...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...FOLSOM...WALL...ARDMORE...
OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
439 AM MDT SAT APR 25 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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SDZ002-013-014-032-043-044-046-047-049-260015-
PERKINS-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-HAAKON-JACKSON-BENNETT-
MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEMMON...BISON...FAITH...DUPREE...
PHILIP...KADOKA...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER
439 AM MDT SAT APR 25 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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