Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FNUS63 KUNR 200930

Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
330 AM MDT Tue Mar 20 2018

.DISCUSSION...Skies will be mostly cloudy early today with areas
of fog, but skies will become partly cloudy by midday. Isolated to
scattered snow and rain showers will move across the area. Highs
will be in the mid 30s to the mid 40s, and minimum relative
humidities mostly will be from 60 to 70 percent, but will be as
low as 45 to 55 percent over southwestern south dakota. Winds
will be northwest at 10 to 20 mph.

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
330 AM MDT Tue Mar 20 2018 /430 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018/


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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