Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
226 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

.DISCUSSION...A DISTURBANCE WILL BRING RAIN AND SNOW TO MAINLY
SOUTHERN SD TODAY...KEEPING MOST PLACES IN THE LOW CATEGORY
AGAIN. NORTHWESTERN SD WILL REMAIN DRY AND WILL THEREFORE BE IN
THE MODERATE CATEGORY. SUNDAY WILL BE MOSTLY SUNNY...WITH HIGHS
IN THE 50S AND MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES 30 TO 45 PERCENT.
WINDS WILL BE LIGHT...AND THE FIRE DANGER WILL BE IN THE LOW
CATEGORY.

SDZ001-002-013-014-010015-
HARDING-PERKINS-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...FAITH...
DUPREE
226 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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SDZ012-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-010015-
BUTTE-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-
OGLALA LAKOTA-JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLE FOURCHE...SPEARFISH...
RAPID CITY...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...FOLSOM...WALL...PHILIP...
ARDMORE...OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...OGLALA...KYLE...KADOKA...
MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER...STURGIS...
UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
226 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016 /326 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016/

...LOW FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON. FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A HIGH MOISTURE
CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC MATERIAL ON THE
GROUND...INDICATE THAT THE PROBABILITY OF A FIRE OCCURRENCE IS
LOW. OUTDOOR BURNING UNDER THESE CONDITIONS CAN USUALLY BE
PERFORMED WITH REASONABLE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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