Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
331 AM MDT MON MAY 30 2016

.DISCUSSION...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP
TODAY WITH SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON. SKIES
WILL BE VARIABLY CLOUDY. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE LOWER 70S TO MID
80S WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 40S.
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 10 TO 20 MPH AND THEN BECOME
NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

SDZ001-012-310030-
HARDING-BUTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BELLE FOURCHE
331 AM MDT MON MAY 30 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.

$$

SDZ002-013-014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-310030-
PERKINS-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...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
331 AM MDT MON MAY 30 2016 /431 AM CDT MON MAY 30 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.

$$



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