Perkins Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 1:55 PM MST on January 27, 2015

...Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am to 7 PM MST Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 11 am to 7 PM MST Wednesday.

* Timing...very windy conditions will develop late Wednesday morning. The wind will decrease early Wednesday evening.

* Winds...northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Impacts...sudden wind gusts can cause drivers to lose control... especially in lightweight or high profile vehicles. Strong winds can cause blowing dust...reduced visibility...and flying debris.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means 30 mph winds...or gusts over 45 mph...are expected or occurring.

Record Report
Statement as of 11:46 am MST on January 27, 2015

...Record high temperature set at Rapid City Airport SD...

a record high temperature of 72 degrees was set at Rapid City Airport SD today. This breaks the old record of 63 set in 1989.