631  
FNUS63 KUNR 280845  
RFDUNR  
 
RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
245 AM MDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
DISCUSSION...CLOUDY...FOGGY
 
AND RAINY WEATHER IS EXPECTED  
TODAY. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S WITH MINIMUM  
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN THE 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL AVERAGE 10 TO  
15 MPH.  
 
SDZ002-014-049-290015-  
PERKINS-ZIEBACH-TRIPP-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LEMMON, BISON, DUPREE, AND WINNER  
245 AM MDT TUE MAR 28 2017 /345 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017/  
   
..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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER  
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.  
 

 
 
SDZ001-012-013-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-072>074-290015-  
HARDING-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-  
RAPID CITY-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-  
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-OGLALA LAKOTA-JACKSON-  
BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-  
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BUFFALO, BELLE FOURCHE, FAITH, SPEARFISH,  
RAPID CITY, EDGEMONT, HOT SPRINGS, FOLSOM, WALL, PHILIP, ARDMORE,  
OELRICHS, PINE RIDGE, OGLALA, KYLE, KADOKA, MARTIN, WHITE RIVER,  
MISSION, STURGIS, UNION CENTER, AND HERMOSA  
245 AM MDT TUE MAR 28 2017 /345 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017/  
   
..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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER  
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.  
 

 
 
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