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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
214 AM MDT SAT AUG 2 2014

.DISCUSSION...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE
WESTERN UNITED STATES THROUGH THE WEEKEND...BRINGING TEMPERATURES
IN THE 80S TO LOWER 90S AND MINIMAL THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY. THE
RIDGE WILL BREAK DOWN EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH INCREASING CHANCES OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND COOLER TEMPERATURES THROUGH RALLY WEEK.

SDZ012-027-031-041>043-072-073-030015-
BUTTE-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
JACKSON-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLE FOURCHE...EDGEMONT...
HOT SPRINGS...WALL...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...
KADOKA...STURGIS...UNION CENTER
214 AM MDT SAT AUG 2 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

SDZ001-002-013-014-025-026-030-032-044-046-047-049-074-030015-
HARDING-PERKINS-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-HAAKON-BENNETT-
MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...FAITH...
DUPREE...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...FOLSOM...PHILIP...MARTIN...
WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER...HERMOSA
214 AM MDT SAT AUG 2 2014 /314 AM CDT SAT AUG 2 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$







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