Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
356 AM MDT SAT APR 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...SKIES WILL BE PARTLY CLOUDY TO MOSTLY SUNNY TODAY
WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE 50S TO MID 60S. WINDS WILL BE FROM
THE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH IN MOST AREAS. AFTERNOON
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL RANGE TO 25 TO 35 PERCENT ACROSS THE
AREA, LOWEST VALUES OVER SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025-026-030>032-072>074-230200-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-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, FOLSOM, WALL, PHILIP,
STURGIS, UNION CENTER, AND HERMOSA
356 AM MDT SAT APR 22 2017

...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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SDZ027-041>044-046-047-049-230200-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-FALL RIVER-OGLALA LAKOTA-JACKSON-BENNETT-
MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF EDGEMONT, HOT SPRINGS, ARDMORE, OELRICHS,
PINE RIDGE, OGLALA, KYLE, KADOKA, MARTIN, WHITE RIVER, MISSION,
AND WINNER
356 AM MDT SAT APR 22 2017 /456 AM CDT SAT APR 22 2017/

...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 MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$



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