Edgemont, SD

3:48 PM MDT on March 27, 2015 (GMT -0600)
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Location: Edgemont, SD
Elevation: 4644 ft
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Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 4644 ft 43.43 °N, 103.76 °W | Updated 4 days ago

Partly Cloudy
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59 °F
Feels Like 59 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from NW
Gusts 24 mph

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First Quarter, 56% visible
Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 31 °F
Humidity 34%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 5 out of 12
Pollen 7.80 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KECS 272135Z AUTO 34020G26KT 10SM CLR 17/M01 A2999 RMK AO2

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Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 31 °F
Humidity 34%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 5 out of 12
Pollen 7.80 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KECS 272135Z AUTO 34020G26KT 10SM CLR 17/M01 A2999 RMK AO2

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Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 2:30 PM MDT on March 27, 2015

... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Saturday for
gusty winds... very low relative humidity values... and a cold
frontal passage for fire weather zones
259... 262... 263... 264... 297 and 298...

The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a red flag
warning for gusty winds... very low relative humidity values... and
a cold frontal passage... which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT
Saturday.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 259 southern Campbell... 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 and fire
weather zone 298 lower elevations of Crook and Weston counties.

* Winds... afternoon winds west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40
mph... becoming northwest in the evening 30 to 40 mph with gusts
near 60 mph.

* Timing... Saturday afternoon and evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 15 percent.

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

* Lightning... isolated thunderstorms are possible very late
Saturday afternoon into early evening.

* Impacts... wildfires can spread quickly in the dead winter
fuels.

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.