Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
National Weather Service RAPID CITY SD
1002 AM MDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...Highs today will be around 90, with min RH values
near 20 percent across southwestern SD. Winds there will be
breezy, but not as strong as those across south central SD.
Chances for showers and thunderstorms will return this afternoon
and evening, with some strong to severe storms possible. Cooler
weather is expected for the rest of the week, along with continued
chances for showers and storms.


SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-072>074-272015-
Harding-Perkins-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-
Northern Foot Hills-Rapid City-Southern Foot Hills-
Custer Co Plains-Pennington Co Plains-Haakon-Fall River-
Oglala Lakota-Jackson-Bennett-Mellette-Todd-
Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-Southern Meade Co Plains-
Hermosa Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Lemmon, Bison, Belle Fourche,
Faith, Dupree, Spearfish, Rapid City, Edgemont, Hot Springs,
Folsom, Wall, Philip, Ardmore, Oelrichs, Pine Ridge, Oglala,
Kyle, Kadoka, Martin, White River, Mission, Sturgis,
Union Center, and Hermosa
1002 AM MDT Tue Jun 27 2017 /1102 AM CDT Tue Jun 27 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 Wednesday afternoon, The grassland fire danger
index will reach the low category to high category.


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SDZ049-272015-
Tripp-
Including the city of Winner
1102 AM CDT Tue Jun 27 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 Wednesday afternoon, The grassland fire danger
index will reach the moderate category.


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