393  
FNUS63 KUNR 140920  
RFDUNR  
 
RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
320 AM MDT WED APR 14 2021  
   
DISCUSSION
 
SKIES WILL BE PARTLY SUNNY TODAY WITH HIGH  
TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 30S TO UPPER 40S. WINDS WILL BE  
NORTHERLY AT 10 TO 20 MPH. THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP TO 30  
TO 40 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 
SDZ001-002-012>014-026-027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-  
150045-  
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-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, RAPID CITY, EDGEMONT, HOT SPRINGS, FOLSOM,  
BOX ELDER, CAPUTA, WALL, PHILIP, ARDMORE, OELRICHS, PINE RIDGE,  
OGLALA, KYLE, KADOKA, MARTIN, WHITE RIVER, MISSION, WINNER,  
STURGIS, PIEDMONT, SUMMERSET, ELLSWORTH AFB, UNION CENTER,  
HERMOSA, BUFFALO GAP, AND FAIRBURN  
320 AM MDT WED APR 14 2021 /420 AM CDT WED APR 14 2021/  
   
..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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON, THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER  
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY TO MODERATE CATEGORY.  
 

 
 
SDZ025-150045-  
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SPEARFISH AND WHITEWOOD  
320 AM MDT WED APR 14 2021  
   
..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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON, THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER  
INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.  
 

 
 
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