Extreme Fire Danger For Southwestern South Dakota

(Rapid City, SD) — An extreme fire danger warning is underway for southwestern South Dakota today. It’s being issued because of the mixture of strong winds, unseasonably warm temperatures and dry grass conditions. Those factors are creating a high to very high fire danger not only in the southwestern part of South Dakota, but also across most of the state. The Department of Public Safety warns people to be very careful with activities that could spark a fire. South Dakotans are urged to report a fire of any size immediately.

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