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4:49 PM CDT on March 29, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 1227 ft 42.73 °N, 95.56 °W | Updated 14 minutes ago

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Waxing Gibbous, 74% visible
Pressure 29.98 in
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Dew Point 24 °F
Humidity 25%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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UV 4 out of 12
Pollen 7.70 out of 12
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METAR KCKP 292135Z AUTO 32019G28KT 10SM CLR 15/M05 A2998 RMK AO2 T01511047

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Pressure 29.98 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 24 °F
Humidity 25%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 4 out of 12
Pollen 7.70 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KCKP 292135Z AUTO 32019G28KT 10SM CLR 15/M05 A2998 RMK AO2 T01511047

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Wind Advisory
Statement as of 12:48 PM CDT on March 29, 2015

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

* timing... strong winds will continue through the afternoon hours
before diminishing by sunset.

* Weather conditions... sustained northwest winds 25 to 35 mph
with gusts up to 50 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use
caution until the winds subside.




Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 11:41 AM CDT on March 29, 2015

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this
evening for very strong wind moderately low humidity for fire
weather zones 257... 301 and 900...

* affected area... fire weather zone 301. Fire weather zone 900.
Fire weather zone 257.

* Wind... northwest winds 25 to 35 mph... with occasional early
to mid afternoon gusts of 45 to 50 mph.

* Humidity... minimum values will be 33 to 40 percent by mid to
late afternoon.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.




1141 am CDT sun Mar 29 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening
for strong wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones
249... 255... 256... 258 and 300...

* affected area... fire weather zone 249. Fire weather zone 255.
Fire weather zone 256. Fire weather zone 258. Fire weather
zone 300.

* Wind... northwest winds 25 to 35 mph... with gusty early
afternoon of 45 to 50 mph.

* Humidity... minimum values will vary from around 20 percent in
Lower Brule areas... to 25 to 30 percent east of the James
Valley toward northwest Iowa.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.