Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
National Weather Service RAPID CITY SD
241 AM MDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...Dry and cooler weather is expected today and
Saturday, with highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s. Northwest winds
will be breezy today across the western SD plains. Minimum
relative humidity values will be in the 20 to 30 percent range
both today and Saturday.

SDZ001-002-012>014-030>032-043-046-049-073-240015-
Harding-Perkins-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-
Custer Co Plains-Pennington Co Plains-Haakon-Jackson-Mellette-
Tripp-Southern Meade Co Plains-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Lemmon, Bison, Belle Fourche,
Faith, Dupree, Folsom, Wall, Philip, Kadoka, White River, Winner,
and Union Center
241 AM MDT Fri Jun 23 2017 /341 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017/

...High Fire Danger...

The grassland fire danger index will reach the high category this
afternoon. Unfavorable weather conditions or a low moisture
content of grasses, and other dry organic material on the ground,
indicate that there is a moderate to high potential for a fire
occurrence. Outdoor burning should be restricted to early morning
or evening hours when wind speeds are usually lower and the
relative humidity is higher.

The outlook for Saturday afternoon, The grassland fire danger
index will reach the moderate category to high category.


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SDZ025>027-041-042-044-047-072-074-240015-
Northern Foot Hills-Rapid City-Southern Foot Hills-Fall River-
Oglala Lakota-Bennett-Todd-Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-
Hermosa Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Spearfish, Rapid City, Edgemont,
Hot Springs, Ardmore, Oelrichs, Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle, Martin,
Mission, Sturgis, and Hermosa
241 AM MDT Fri Jun 23 2017 /341 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017/

...Moderate Fire Danger...

The grassland fire danger index will reach the moderate category
this afternoon. Marginal weather conditions or a lowering
moisture content of grasses, and other dry organic material on
the ground, indicate that there is some potential for a fire
occurrence. Do not leave outdoor fires unattended under these
conditions.

The outlook for Saturday afternoon, The grassland fire danger
index will reach the moderate category.


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