Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FNUS63 KUNR 250806

Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
206 AM MDT Wed May 25 2022

.DISCUSSION...Skies will be partly cloudy this afternoon. High
temperatures will be in the 60s with minimum humidity of 30 to 40
percent. Winds will be west 10 to 15 mph over northwest South
Dakota and north at 10 to 20 mph across southwest and south
central South Dakota.

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, Whitewood, Rapid City, Edgemont,
Hot Springs, Folsom, Box Elder, Caputa, Wall, Philip, Ardmore,
Oelrichs, Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle, Kadoka, Martin, White River,
Mission, Winner, Sturgis, Piedmont, Summerset, Ellsworth AFB,
Union Center, Hermosa, Buffalo Gap, and Fairburn
206 AM MDT Wed May 25 2022 /306 AM CDT Wed May 25 2022/


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 fast moving fire is low.
Outdoor burning under these conditions can usually be performed
with reasonable safety precautions, but should be monitored.

The outlook for Thursday afternoon, The grassland fire danger
index will reach the low category.


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