877  
FNUS63 KUNR 290834  
RFDUNR  
 
RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
234 AM MDT MON MAY 29 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
IT WILL BE SUNNY AND BREEZY TODAY. HIGHS WILL RANGE  
FROM 65 TO 70, WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 20 TO 30  
PERCENT. BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS  
ARE FORECAST, STRONGEST OVER NORTHWEST SD.  
 
SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-  
300000-  
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  
234 AM MDT MON MAY 29 2017 /334 AM CDT MON MAY 29 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON, THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER  
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.  
 

 
 
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