Wind Cave National Park, SD

4:14 PM MDT on March 28, 2015 (GMT -0600)
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Location: Custer, SD
Elevation: 5325 ft
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Elev 5325 ft 43.70 °N, 103.67 °W | Updated 8 seconds ago

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73.8 °F
Feels Like 74 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from NW
Gusts 15.0 mph

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Waxing Gibbous, 66% visible
Pressure 29.61 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 74 °F
Dew Point 18 °F
Humidity 12%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 2.0 out of 12
Pollen 8.00 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KCUT 282153Z AUTO 24011G23KT 10SM CLR 22/M06 A2976 RMK AO2 PK WND 27030/2119 SLP027 T02221061

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Pressure 29.61 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 74 °F
Dew Point 18 °F
Humidity 12%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 2.0 out of 12
Pollen 8.00 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KCUT 282153Z AUTO 24011G23KT 10SM CLR 22/M06 A2976 RMK AO2 PK WND 27030/2119 SLP027 T02221061

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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.