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Western Heat Wave Continues; Watching the Gulf of Mexico

A dangerous heat wave will continue to bring record temperatures to much of the West through this week. A tropical disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico will likely form into a tropical depression late this week over the central or northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rain could begin to impact portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Friday. Read More >

South Dakota Grassland Fire Danger Text Products

Please use the South Dakota Grassland Fire Danger Map in conjunction with the text products above to assess the Grassland Fire Danger for South Dakota. Please note that text products will be issued daily by 5:00 AM during the fire-weather season or when high, very high, or extreme grassland fire danger is forecast.

What is the Grassland Fire Danger Index?

Day 1 SD Grassland Fire Danger (click to print)

Day 2 SD Grassland Fire Danger (click to print)