143  
FNUS63 KUNR 300856  
RFDUNR  
 
RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
256 AM MDT SAT MAY 30 2020  
   
DISCUSSION
 
SKIES WILL BE PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY THIS  
AFTERNOON. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER  
70S WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 50 TO 60 PERCENT. WINDS WILL  
BE EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH.  
 
SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-  
302300-  
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, WHITEWOOD, 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  
256 AM MDT SAT MAY 30 2020 /356 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2020/  
   
..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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