Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FNUS63 KUNR 151030

Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
430 AM MDT Sat Jun 15 2024

.DISCUSSION...Highs today generally in the mid 80s to low 90s
across the region, while minimum relative humidities will range
from 25 to 50 percent, with the lowest RH`s over the Black Hills
and southwestern SD. Winds will be generally out of the south
today, but switching to the north overnight and becoming windy as
a cold front moves over the area. Strongest gusts of 40 to 50 mph
are expected just east of the Black Hills.  Isolated to scattered
showers/storms will be possible this afternoon and evening..

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
430 AM MDT Sat Jun 15 2024 /530 AM CDT Sat Jun 15 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 Sunday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the low category.