Lodgepole, SD (57640)

9:47 AM MDT on March 31, 2015 (GMT -0600)
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Location: Hettinger,
Elevation: 2703 ft
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Elev 2703 ft 46.01 °N, 102.66 °W | Updated 54 minutes ago

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Waxing Gibbous, 87% visible
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 33 °F
Humidity 54%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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UV 2 out of 12
Pollen 4.50 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KHEI 311453Z AUTO 13004KT 9SM CLR 09/01 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP124 T00940006 56014

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Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 33 °F
Humidity 54%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 2 out of 12
Pollen 4.50 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KHEI 311453Z AUTO 13004KT 9SM CLR 09/01 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP124 T00940006 56014

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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 261... 264 and 266...

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 261 northwestern South
Dakota plains... fire weather zone 264 badlands area and fire
weather zone 266 central South Dakota plains.

* Winds... south winds 15 to 30 mph this afternoon... becoming
northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph early Wednesday
morning. Strong northwest winds continue through Wednesday
afternoon.

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

* Temperatures... lower to mid 80s today... 60s on 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.