Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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Rangeland Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
318 AM MDT Sat Jul 2 2022

.DISCUSSION...Daily chances of storms and near to above average
temperatures are expected through the Independence Day holiday
weekend. Each day some storms may be strong to severe, with hail,
lightning, and strong, erratic winds.

SDZ027-041-042-030030-
Southern Foot Hills-Fall River-Oglala Lakota-
Including the cities of Edgemont, Hot Springs, Ardmore, Oelrichs,
Pine Ridge, Oglala, and Kyle
318 AM MDT Sat Jul 2 2022

...MODERATE FIRE DANGER...

The grassland fire danger index will reach the moderate category
this afternoon. Marginal weather conditions or a lowering
moisture content of grasses, and other dry organic material on
the ground, indicate that there is some potential for a fire
to spread. Any outdoor burning should be closely monitored.

The outlook for Sunday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the moderate category.


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SDZ001-002-012>014-025-026-030>032-043-044-046-047-049-072>074-
030030-
Harding-Perkins-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-
Northern Foot Hills-Rapid City-Custer Co Plains-
Pennington Co Plains-Haakon-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, Folsom,
Box Elder, Caputa, Wall, Philip, Kadoka, Martin, White River,
Mission, Winner, Sturgis, Piedmont, Summerset, Ellsworth AFB,
Union Center, Hermosa, Buffalo Gap, and Fairburn
318 AM MDT Sat Jul 2 2022 /418 AM CDT Sat Jul 2 2022/

...LOW FIRE DANGER...

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 to moderate category.


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