Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
336 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.DISCUSSION...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY LATE THIS
AFTERNOON. OTHERWISE SKIES WILL BE PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE 70S TO LOWER 80S WITH MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 20 TO 35 PERCENT. WINDS WILL BE SOUTHEASTERLY
AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE LOW CATEGORY FOR
WEDNESDAY.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
242300-
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
336 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016 /436 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 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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