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Spring Flood Outlook 2017: Spring Flood Potential Varies from Below Average to Average to Above Average

The first spring flood outlook indicates above average flood potential for southern South Dakota, average flood potential for northwestern South Dakota, and below average potential for other locations in the Black Hills region. Read More >


NWS Raid City, SD Fire Weather ZonesWyoming Fire Weather Zone 297 Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 259 Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 298 Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 299 South Dakota Fire Weather Zone 261 South Dakota Fire Weather Zone 260 South Dakota Fire Weather Zone 262 South Dakota Fire Weather Zone 263 South Dakota Fire Weather Zone 264 South Dakota Fire Weather Zone 266 South Dakota Fire Weather Zone 265
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Mid to Long Range Outlooks

Fire Weather Operating Plan (click)

This page is intended to give you a source of fire weather information for the area. The National Weather Service in Rapid City is currently responsible for producing spot weather forecasts and land management forecasts for the local fire agencies.

Attention Land Managers

Mail your burn plans to:

Attn: Burn Plans
300 East Signal Drive
Rapid City SD 57701

This will help us better prepare for your specific burn.