Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FNUS63 KUNR 230816

Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
216 AM MDT Sun Jun 23 2024

.DISCUSSION...Skies will be partly cloudy this afternoon with
highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s. Relative humidity will range
from 25 to 35 percent across far western South Dakota to around
55 percent in central South Dakota. Winds will be south 10 to 20
mph...strongest across northwestern South Dakota.

Harding-Northern Perkins-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-
Northern Foothills-Rapid City-Southern Foothills-Custer Co Plains-
Pennington Co Plains-Haakon-Western Fall River-
Northern Oglala Lakota-Northern Jackson-Bennett-Mellette-Todd-
Tripp-Sturgis/Piedmont Foothills-Southern Meade Co Plains-
Hermosa Foothills-Eastern Fall River-Southern Oglala Lakota-
Southern Jackson-Southern Perkins-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Camp Crook, Ladner, Ludlow,
Redig, Reva, Lemmon, Shadehill, Meadow, Prairie City,
Belle Fourche, Newell, Vale, Fruitdale, Belle Fourche Reservoir,
Hoover, Faith, Mud Butte, Red Owl, Howes, Opal, Dupree,
Glad Valley, Cherry Creek, South Eagle Butte, Spearfish,
Whitewood, Saint Onge, Rapid City, Hot Springs,
Angostura Reservoir, Folsom, Box Elder, Caputa, New Underwood,
Wasta, Wall, Scenic, Quinn, Philip, Midland, Milesville, Ardmore,
Edgemont, Provo, Rumford, Kyle, Rockyford, Sharps Corner, Kadoka,
Cottonwood, Interior, Belvidere, Martin, Allen, Tuthill,
Harrington, White River, Wood, Norris, Cedar Butte, Mission,
Rosebud, Saint Francis, Parmelee, Winner, Colome, Witten, Hamill,
Ideal, Sturgis, Piedmont, Black Hawk, Summerset, Tilford,
Ellsworth AFB, Union Center, Elm Springs, Enning, White Owl,
Hermosa, Buffalo Gap, Fairburn, Oral, Oelrichs, Smithwick,
Pine Ridge, Oglala, Wounded Knee, Porcupine, Manderson,
Batesland, Long Valley, Wanblee, Potato Creek, Usta, Bison,
Sorum, and Zeona
216 AM MDT Sun Jun 23 2024 /316 AM CDT Sun Jun 23 2024/


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