Gillette, WY

7:29 PM MDT on March 28, 2015 (GMT -0600)
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Elev 4364 ft 44.34 °N, 105.54 °W | Updated 36 minutes ago

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Waxing Gibbous, 67% visible
Pressure 29.74 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 4200 ft
Mostly Cloudy 12000 ft
Dew Point 30 °F
Humidity 37%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 7.50 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KGCC 290053Z AUTO 34021G35KT 10SM BKN042 BKN120 13/M01 A2980 RMK AO2 PK WND 33037/2359 SLP071 T01331011 TSNO $

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Pressure 29.74 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 4200 ft
Mostly Cloudy 12000 ft
Dew Point 30 °F
Humidity 37%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 7.50 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KGCC 290053Z AUTO 34021G35KT 10SM BKN042 BKN120 13/M01 A2980 RMK AO2 PK WND 33037/2359 SLP071 T01331011 TSNO $

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High Wind Warning
Statement as of 6:20 PM MDT on March 28, 2015

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until midnight MDT
tonight...

A High Wind Warning remains in effect until midnight MDT tonight.

* Timing... this evening.

* Winds... northwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Impacts... high winds can blow down large trees... and damage
roofs... small outbuildings... and signs. 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 High Wind Warning means 40 mph winds... or gusts over 60 mph...
are expected or occurring.





Air Quality Alert
Statement as of 10:10 AM MDT on March 28, 2015

... Blowing dust health alert in effect for all of Powder River
basin of northeastern Wyoming from 3 PM this afternoon until
midnight tonight...

West wind of 20 to 35 mph early this afternoon will shift to the
northwest and increase to 30 to 40 mph... with gusts to 60 mph.
The winds will decrease around midnight.

The Wyoming air quality division recommends the elderly... Young
children... and individuals with respiratory problems avoid
excessive physical exertion and minimize outdoor activities
during this time. Although these people are most susceptible to
health impacts... the air quality division also advises that
everyone should avoid prolonged exposure to the poor air quality
conditions.





Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 2:17 PM MDT on March 28, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening
for gusty winds... very low relative humidity values... and a cold
frontal passage for fire weather zones 259... 262... 263... 264...
297 and 298...

A red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 259 southern Campbell... fire
weather zone 260 northern Black Hills... fire weather zone 261
northwestern South Dakota plains... fire weather zone 262
southern Black Hills... fire weather zone 263 southwestern
South Dakota... fire weather zone 264 badlands area... fire
weather zone 297 northern Campbell... fire weather zone 298
lower elevations of Crook and Weston counties and fire weather
zone 299 Wyoming Black Hills.

* Winds... west winds 20 to 30 mph this afternoon... becoming
northwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts near 60 mph late this
afternoon and evening.

* Timing... this afternoon and evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 14 percent.

* Temperatures... highs in the 70s to lower 80s.

* Lightning... isolated dry thunderstorms are possible late this
afternoon into early evening.

* Impacts... wildfires can spread quickly.

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.