Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RFDUNR

RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
211 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...THE RANGELAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE LOW
CATEGORY TODAY. A COOL FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING.
RAIN SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL END FROM NORTH
TO SOUTH FROM THIS MORNING INTO EARLY AFTERNOON. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S. THE
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RANGE FROM AROUND 38 PERCENT OVER
FAR NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA TO AROUND 62 PERCENT OVER PARTS OF
SOUTHWESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. NORTHWEST WINDS ARE
EXPECTED AT 15 TO 25 MPH.

ON SATURDAY...THE RANGELAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS EXPECTED TO
REMAIN IN THE LOW CATEGORY.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
292300-
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-SHANNON-
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...KYLE...KADOKA...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...
MISSION...WINNER...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
211 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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


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