Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
211 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...Increasing clouds are expected today with highs in
the lower to mid 80s. Minimum relative humidities will dip to the
mid 30s to mid 40s as southeast winds average 10 to 15 mph.
Expect showers and thunderstorms by late afternoon.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
230015-
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
211 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018 /311 AM CDT Tue May 22 2018/

...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 Wednesday afternoon, The grassland fire danger
index will reach the low category.

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