Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
253 AM MDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...SUNNY SKIES ARE EXPECTED TODAY WITH HIGHS IN THE
80S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BE 10 TO 20 PERCENT WITH
AVERAGE WIND SPEEDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH. SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES
AND HIGHER RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED FOR SUNDAY.

SDZ014-032-043-046-047-049-030015-
ZIEBACH-HAAKON-JACKSON-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DUPREE...PHILIP...KADOKA...
WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER
253 AM MDT SAT MAY 2 2015

...HIGH FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON. UNFAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A LOW
MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC MATERIAL
ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT THERE IS A MODERATE TO HIGH
POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE OCCURRENCE. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE
RESTRICTED TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING HOURS WHEN WIND SPEEDS
ARE USUALLY LOWER AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS HIGHER.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY.


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SDZ001-002-012-013-025>027-030-031-041-042-044-072>074-030015-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-BENNETT-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...EDGEMONT...
HOT SPRINGS...FOLSOM...WALL...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...
KYLE...MARTIN...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
253 AM MDT SAT MAY 2 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


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