Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
310 AM MDT THU APR 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...SKIES WILL BE MOSTLY SUNNY TODAY WITH HIGH
TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE
NORTH TO NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH IN MOST AREAS. RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO 25 TO 45 PERCENT ACROSS THE AREA, LOWEST
VALUES OVER FAR SOUTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
210030-
HARDING-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 BUFFALO, 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, AND HERMOSA
310 AM MDT THU APR 20 2017 /410 AM CDT THU APR 20 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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON, THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.


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