RAPID CITY (AP) — State and federal officials in South Dakota are suspending prescribed burns because of the high danger for wildfires.
U.S. Forest Service and South Dakota Wildland Fire Suppression officials cite unseasonably warm temperatures and a forecast that includes lightning for their decision.
Black Hills except by permit or in designated campgrounds. Smokers are advised to smoke inside their vehicles or in designated areas.
A National Weather Service red flag warning for high fire danger remains in effect for much of South Dakota.