Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
206 AM MDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.DISCUSSION...STRONG WEST-NORTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
GUSTS NEAR 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE WESTERN SOUTH
DAKOTA PLAINS TODAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND THE BLACK HILLS...BUT AREAS FARTHER
SOUTH SHOULD REMAIN DRY. HIGHS TODAY WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 50S
ACROSS NORTHWESTERN SD...TO THE LOWER 70S ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL SD.
THE LOWEST RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES NEAR 30 PERCENT WILL BE FOUND
ACROSS SOUTHERN SD.

WEDNESDAY WILL BE MILD AND DRY...WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S AND
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES 30 TO 40 PERCENT.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
010015-
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-TRIPP-
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...WINNER...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
206 AM MDT TUE MAY 31 2016 /306 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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