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A Number Of Hazards Expected Today

A number of hazards are expected across the U.S. today. Severe thunderstorms are expected in the Upper Mississippi Valley and from Missouri to the Carolinas. Widespread critical fire weather conditions are likely from the Southwest to south-central High Plains. Flood watches are in effect for parts of Hawaii and Alaska. Finally, record heat persists in the Southern U.S. Read More >

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Wildland Fire Status

Spot Requests

Local Products

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.