Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FNUS63 KUNR 202006
RFDUNR

RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
206 PM MDT FRI MAY 20 2016

.DISCUSSION...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL REMAIN BREEZY THROUGH THE NIGHT
AROUND 15 TO 20 MPH. WINDS WILL INCREASE ON SATURDAY AROUND 20 TO
30 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH EXPECTED. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE 70S
TO LOWER 80S...WITH MIN RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 40 TO 50
PERCENT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

SDZ001-210015-
HARDING-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BUFFALO
206 PM MDT FRI MAY 20 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 SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


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SDZ002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-210015-
PERKINS-BUTTE-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...LEMMON...BISON...BELLE FOURCHE...
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
206 PM MDT FRI MAY 20 2016 /306 PM CDT FRI MAY 20 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 SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.


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