Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FNUS63 KUNR 171004

Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
404 AM MDT Thu Jun 17 2021

.DISCUSSION...Dry conditions are expected today and tomorrow.
Highs will be in the 80s to lower 90s, with a minimum relative
humidity of 18 to 28 percent. A weak frontal boundary moving
through today will bring NW winds of 10 to 15 mph this afternoon
through tomorrow.

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
404 AM MDT Thu Jun 17 2021 /504 AM CDT Thu Jun 17 2021/


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


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