389  
FNUS63 KUNR 160946  
RFDUNR  
 
RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
346 AM MDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
SKIES WILL BE SUNNY TODAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN  
THE 80S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL RANGE FROM 25 TO 50  
PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON, WITH RELATIVELY LIGHT WINDS.  
 
SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-  
170100-  
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, RAPID CITY, EDGEMONT, HOT SPRINGS,  
FOLSOM, WALL, PHILIP, ARDMORE, OELRICHS, PINE RIDGE, OGLALA,  
KYLE, KADOKA, MARTIN, WHITE RIVER, MISSION, WINNER, STURGIS,  
UNION CENTER, AND HERMOSA  
346 AM MDT THU AUG 16 2018 /446 AM CDT THU AUG 16 2018/  
   
..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 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 TO MODERATE CATEGORY.  
 

 
 
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