Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
245 AM MDT SAT MAY 21 2016

.DISCUSSION...SOUTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH
CAN BE EXPECT THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE
UPPER 60S TO MID 70S WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 40 TO 55
PERCENT.

SDZ001-002-012-212300-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE
245 AM MDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...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.


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SDZ013-014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-212300-
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...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
245 AM MDT SAT MAY 21 2016 /345 AM CDT SAT MAY 21 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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