Lodgepole, SD (57640)

4:14 PM MDT on March 28, 2015 (GMT -0600)
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Elevation: 2703 ft
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Elev 2703 ft 46.01 °N, 102.66 °W | Updated 21 minutes ago

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Wind Variable Wind from South
Gusts 28 mph

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Waxing Gibbous, 66% visible
Pressure 29.55 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 31 °F
Humidity 18%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 4 out of 12
Pollen 3.90 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KHEI 282153Z AUTO 19018G24KT 10SM CLR 26/M01 A2957 RMK AO2 PK WND 20030/2133 SLP007 T02561006

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Pressure 29.55 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 31 °F
Humidity 18%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 4 out of 12
Pollen 3.90 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KHEI 282153Z AUTO 19018G24KT 10SM CLR 26/M01 A2957 RMK AO2 PK WND 20030/2133 SLP007 T02561006

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High Wind Warning
Statement as of 2:10 PM MDT on March 28, 2015

... High Wind Warning now in effect until 6 am MDT Sunday...

* timing... very late this afternoon through tonight.

* Winds... west 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.





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.