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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
309 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE FOUND ACROSS
THE AREA TODAY. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S...WITH
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY FROM AROUND 30 PERCENT NEAR THE WYOMING
BORDER...TO AROUND 50 PERCENT IN SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.
WINDS WILL BE NORTHWEST ACROSS FAR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...WITH
SOUTHERLY WINDS ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE TO HIGH
CATEGORY FOR WEDNESDAY.

SDZ012-027-041-240045-
BUTTE-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-FALL RIVER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLE FOURCHE...EDGEMONT...
HOT SPRINGS...ARDMORE...OELRICHS
309 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...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 HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

SDZ025-240045-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPEARFISH
309 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...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.


$$

SDZ001-002-013-014-026-030>032-042>044-046-047-049-072>074-240045-
HARDING-PERKINS-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-RAPID CITY-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-SHANNON-JACKSON-
BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...FAITH...
DUPREE...RAPID CITY...FOLSOM...WALL...PHILIP...PINE RIDGE...
KYLE...KADOKA...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER...
STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
309 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014 /409 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014/

...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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$








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