Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
428 AM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES ARE EXPECTED TODAY...WITH
MORNING RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE 60S WITH MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 25 TO 45 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO
25 MPH ARE EXPECTED...WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
050015-
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-SHANNON-
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...RAPID CITY...
EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...FOLSOM...WALL...PHILIP...ARDMORE...
OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...KADOKA...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...
MISSION...WINNER...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
428 AM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

...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 OCCURRENCE. DO NOT LEAVE OUTDOOR FIRES UNATTENDED
UNDER THESE CONDITIONS.

THE OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


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