Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
National Weather Service RAPID CITY SD
353 AM MDT Sun Jun 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...Skies will be mostly sunny today with high
temperatures in the 70s. Winds will be out of the northwest at 10
to 20 mph. The afternoon relative humidity will fall into the 25
to 35 percent range.

SDZ001-002-012>014-027-031-032-043-046-049-073-190200-
Harding-Perkins-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-
Southern Foot Hills-Pennington Co Plains-Haakon-Jackson-Mellette-
Tripp-Southern Meade Co Plains-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Lemmon, Bison, Belle Fourche,
Faith, Dupree, Edgemont, Hot Springs, Wall, Philip, Kadoka,
White River, Winner, and Union Center
353 AM MDT Sun Jun 18 2017 /453 AM CDT Sun Jun 18 2017/

...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 Monday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate category to high category.


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SDZ025-026-030-041-042-044-047-072-074-190200-
Northern Foot Hills-Rapid City-Custer Co Plains-Fall River-
Oglala Lakota-Bennett-Todd-Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-
Hermosa Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Spearfish, Rapid City, Folsom, Ardmore,
Oelrichs, Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle, Martin, Mission, Sturgis,
and Hermosa
353 AM MDT Sun Jun 18 2017 /453 AM CDT Sun Jun 18 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 Monday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low category to moderate category.


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