Rapid City, SD

9:35 AM MDT on March 31, 2015 (GMT -0600)
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Location: Rapid City, SD
Elevation: 3346 ft
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Elev 3346 ft 44.06 °N, 103.27 °W | Updated 83 days ago

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Waxing Gibbous, 87% visible
Pressure 29.89 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 25 °F
Humidity 18%
Rainfall in
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UV 2 out of 12
Pollen 8.00 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KRCA 311458Z AUTO 20007KT 8SM CLR 15/00 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP122 T01471004 58010 $

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Pressure 29.89 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 25 °F
Humidity 18%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 2 out of 12
Pollen 8.00 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KRCA 311458Z AUTO 20007KT 8SM CLR 15/00 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP122 T01471004 58010 $

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Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 3:40 AM MDT on March 31, 2015

... Red flag warning in effect from noon today to 9 PM MDT
Wednesday for gusty winds... very low humidity... and cold frontal
passage for fire weather zones 260 and 262...

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

* Affected area... fire weather zone 260 northern Black Hills and
fire weather zone 262 southern Black Hills.

* Winds... south winds 15 to 25 mph this afternoon... becoming
northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph early Wednesday
morning. Strong northwest winds continue through Wednesday
afternoon.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent this afternoon and 15
percent Wednesday.

* Temperatures... highs in the 70s to day and 60s Wednesday.

* Impacts... wildfires can spread rapidly in the very dry 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.