Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FNUS63 KUNR 220957

Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
357 AM MDT Fri Sep 22 2023

.DISCUSSION...Unsettled conditions are expected through tomorrow,
with several rounds of showers and thunderstorms anticipated. Highs
today and tomorrow will range from the mid 60s to the lower 70s.
Dry and warmer conditions should return late this weekend through
the first half of next week.

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, Ladner, Ludlow, Redig, Reva,
Lemmon, Shadehill, Meadow, Prairie City, Belle Fourche, Newell,
Hoover, Faith, Dupree, Spearfish, Whitewood, Rapid City,
Rapid Valley, Hot Springs, Angostura Reservoir, Folsom,
Box Elder, Caputa, Wall, Philip, Ardmore, Edgemont, Provo,
Rumford, Kyle, Rockyford, Sharps Corner, Kadoka, Martin,
White River, Mission, Winner, Sturgis, Piedmont, Summerset,
Ellsworth AFB, Union Center, Hermosa, Buffalo Gap, Fairburn,
Oral, Oelrichs, Smithwick, Pine Ridge, Oglala, Slim Butte,
Long Valley, Wanblee, Usta, Bison, Sorum, and Zeona
357 AM MDT Fri Sep 22 2023 /457 AM CDT Fri Sep 22 2023/


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 Saturday afternoon, The grassland fire danger
index will reach the low category to moderate category.


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