Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
National Weather Service RAPID CITY SD
156 AM MDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...Northwest winds will be breezy today across the
western SD plains. With highs in the 70s, minimum relative
humidity values will be in the 20 to 30 percent range. Sunday will
be slightly warmer with lighter winds.

SDZ001-002-012>014-031-032-043-046-049-072-073-250015-
Harding-Perkins-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-
Pennington Co Plains-Haakon-Jackson-Mellette-Tripp-
Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-Southern Meade Co Plains-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Lemmon, Bison, Belle Fourche,
Faith, Dupree, Wall, Philip, Kadoka, White River, Winner,
Sturgis, and Union Center
156 AM MDT Sat Jun 24 2017 /256 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017/

...High Fire Danger...

The grassland fire danger index will reach the high category this
afternoon. Unfavorable weather conditions or a low moisture
content of grasses, and other dry organic material on the ground,
indicate that there is a moderate to high potential for a fire
occurrence. Outdoor burning should be restricted to early morning
or evening hours when wind speeds are usually lower and the
relative humidity is higher.

The outlook for Sunday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate category.


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SDZ025>027-030-041-042-044-047-074-250015-
Northern Foot Hills-Rapid City-Southern Foot Hills-
Custer Co Plains-Fall River-Oglala Lakota-Bennett-Todd-
Hermosa Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Spearfish, Rapid City, Edgemont,
Hot Springs, Folsom, Ardmore, Oelrichs, Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle,
Martin, Mission, and Hermosa
156 AM MDT Sat Jun 24 2017 /256 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 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 Sunday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low category to moderate category.


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