868  
FNUS63 KUNR 140831  
RFDUNR  
 
RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
231 AM MDT SAT SEP 14 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES ARE EXPECTED TODAY. HIGH  
TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 70S TO MID 80S, WITH MINIMUM  
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES RANGING FROM 20 PERCENT IN FAR SOUTHWESTERN  
SOUTH DAKOTA TO 40 PERCENT OVER NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA. WINDS  
WILL BE FROM THE NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH.  
 
SDZ041-150030-  
FALL RIVER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ARDMORE AND OELRICHS  
231 AM MDT SAT SEP 14 2019  
   
..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.  
 

 
 
SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-042>044-046-047-049-072>074-  
150030-  
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-  
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-  
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-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, PINE RIDGE, OGLALA, KYLE, KADOKA, MARTIN,  
WHITE RIVER, MISSION, WINNER, STURGIS, UNION CENTER, AND HERMOSA  
231 AM MDT SAT SEP 14 2019 /331 AM CDT SAT SEP 14 2019/  
   
..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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON, THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX  
WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY.  
 

 
 
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