Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
150 AM MDT Sun Sep 25 2022

.DISCUSSION...Mostly sunny skies are expected today with highs in
the 70s. Minimum afternoon relative humidities will drop to the
20s. Northwest winds will increase to 10-20 mph with gusts to
25-40 mph east of the Black Hills.

SDZ002-013-014-027-043-046-047-049-073-260015-
Perkins-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-Southern Foot Hills-
Jackson-Mellette-Todd-Tripp-Southern Meade Co Plains-
Including the cities of Lemmon, Bison, Faith, Dupree, Edgemont,
Hot Springs, Kadoka, White River, Mission, Winner, Ellsworth AFB,
and Union Center
150 AM MDT Sun Sep 25 2022 /250 AM CDT Sun Sep 25 2022/

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

The grassland fire danger index will reach the very high category
this afternoon. Very poor weather conditions and very low
moisture content of grasses, and other dry organic material on
the ground, indicate that dangerous burning conditions exist.
Fires will spread rapidly and show erratic behavior. Outdoor
burning is not recommended.

The outlook for Monday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the high category.


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Harding-Butte-Rapid City-Custer Co Plains-Pennington Co Plains-
Haakon-Fall River-Oglala Lakota-Bennett-
Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-Hermosa Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Belle Fourche, Rapid City,
Folsom, Box Elder, Caputa, Wall, Philip, Ardmore, Oelrichs,
Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle, Martin, Sturgis, Piedmont, Summerset,
Hermosa, Buffalo Gap, and Fairburn
150 AM MDT Sun Sep 25 2022

...HIGH FIRE DANGER...

The grassland fire danger index will reach the high category this
afternoon. Unfavorable weather conditions and low moisture
content of grasses, and other dry organic material on the ground,
indicate that there is high potential for a fire to spread.
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 to high category.


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SDZ025-260015-
Northern Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Spearfish and Whitewood
150 AM MDT Sun Sep 25 2022

...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
to spread. Any outdoor burning should be closely monitored.

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


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