Rapid City, SD

6:41 PM MST on February 06, 2016 (GMT -0700)
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Location: Rapid City, SD
Elevation: 3176 ft
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Elev 3176 ft 44.07 °N, 103.16 °W | Updated 12 minutes ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
40.3 °F
Feels Like 38 °F
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4.0
Wind Variable Wind from NNW

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Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Windchill 38 °F
Dew Point 28 °F
Humidity 61%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:04 AM 5:09 PM
Waning Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KRAP 070052Z 33033G46KT 10SM CLR 04/M03 A2993 RMK AO2 PK WND 33046/0043 SLP163 T00391028
Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Windchill 38 °F
Dew Point 28 °F
Humidity 61%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:04 AM 5:09 PM
Waning Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KRAP 070052Z 33033G46KT 10SM CLR 04/M03 A2993 RMK AO2 PK WND 33046/0043 SLP163 T00391028

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High Wind Warning
Issued: 1:35 PM MST Feb. 6, 2016 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect from 5 PM this afternoon
to 8 PM MST Sunday...

* timing... initial strong winds this evening... breezy winds
overnight... and the strongest winds Sunday morning through
Sunday evening.

* Winds... northwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 75 mph.

* Impacts... the 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.




Air Quality Alert
Issued: 12:03 PM MST Feb. 6, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Air pollution alert for dust for Rapid City west of The Gap in
effect from this evening through Sunday night...

Northwest winds will increase late this afternoon behind a cold
front to 20 to 30 mph with some gusts to 45 mph... and persist
through tonight. Winds will become even stronger on Sunday... with
sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts over 60 mph. The gusty
winds will suspend fine dust in the air over west Rapid City
producing poor air quality.

The Rapid City air quality office recommends the
elderly... Young... and anyone with respiratory problems avoid
excessive physical exertion and exposure to the outside air.

Voluntary actions to reduce dust pollution include... ceasing or
reducing the manipulation of soil in
construction... Industrial... and agricultural activities... and
increasing the use of pollution controls for soil
stabilization... waste pits... stock piles... and construction
sites.


Hourly dust concentrations are available on the denr web Page
http://denr.SD.Gov/des/aq/aarealtime.Aspx



1203 PM MST Sat Feb 6 2016

... Air pollution alert for dust for Rapid City west of The Gap in
effect from this evening through Sunday night...

Northwest winds will increase late this afternoon behind a cold
front to 20 to 30 mph with some gusts to 45 mph... and persist
through tonight. Winds will become even stronger on Sunday... with
sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts over 60 mph. The gusty
winds will suspend fine dust in the air over west Rapid City
producing poor air quality.

The Rapid City air quality office recommends the
elderly... Young... and anyone with respiratory problems avoid
excessive physical exertion and exposure to the outside air.

Voluntary actions to reduce dust pollution include... ceasing or
reducing the manipulation of soil in
construction... Industrial... and agricultural activities... and
increasing the use of pollution controls for soil
stabilization... waste pits... stock piles... and construction
sites.


Hourly dust concentrations are available on the denr web Page
http://denr.SD.Gov/des/aq/aarealtime.Aspx