Rapid City, SD

12:36 PM MST on February 21, 2017 (GMT -0700)
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Active Advisory: Wind Advisory, Air Quality Alert

Elev 3263 ft 44.08 °N, 103.21 °W | Updated 10 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
67.0 °F
Feels Like 67.0 °F
N
15.0
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 31.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.67 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 35 °F
Humidity 30%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:42 AM 5:30 PM
Waning Crescent, 23% visible
METAR KRAP 211852Z 26029G36KT 10SM CLR 20/00 A2972 RMK AO2 PK WND 28042/1755 SLP047 T02000000
Pressure 29.67 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 35 °F
Humidity 30%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:42 AM 5:30 PM
Waning Crescent, 23% visible
METAR KRAP 211852Z 26029G36KT 10SM CLR 20/00 A2972 RMK AO2 PK WND 28042/1755 SLP047 T02000000

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Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:01 AM MST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 5 PM MST this
afternoon...

* timing... gusty westerly winds will continue at times through
this afternoon.

* Winds... west 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Impacts... 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 Wind Advisory means 30 mph winds... or gusts over 45 mph... are
expected or occurring.




Air Quality Alert
Issued: 5:10 AM MST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Air pollution alert for dust for Rapid City west of The Gap in
effect until 500 PM this afternoon...

Westerly winds of 20 to 35 mph, with some gusts up to 50 mph, are
expected across the Rapid City area today, especially from late
morning through mid afternoon. Winds will decrease around sunset. The
gusty winds will suspend fine dust in the air over west Rapid City
producing poor air quality.

The Rapid City air quality office recommends the elderly, Young,
and anyone with respiratory problems avoid excessive physical
exertion and exposure to the outside air.

Voluntary actions to reduce dust pollution include, ceasing or
reducing the manipulation of soil in construction, Industrial,
and agricultural activities, and increasing the use of pollution
controls for soil stabilization, waste pits, stock piles, and
construction sites.


Hourly dust concentrations are available on the denr web Page
http://denr.SD.Gov/des/aq/aarealtime.Aspx



510 am MST Tue Feb 21 2017

... Air pollution alert for dust for Rapid City west of The Gap in
effect until 500 PM this afternoon...

Westerly winds of 20 to 35 mph, with some gusts up to 50 mph, are
expected across the Rapid City area today, especially from late
morning through mid afternoon. Winds will decrease around sunset. The
gusty winds will suspend fine dust in the air over west Rapid City
producing poor air quality.

The Rapid City air quality office recommends the elderly, Young,
and anyone with respiratory problems avoid excessive physical
exertion and exposure to the outside air.

Voluntary actions to reduce dust pollution include, ceasing or
reducing the manipulation of soil in construction, Industrial,
and agricultural activities, and increasing the use of pollution
controls for soil stabilization, waste pits, stock piles, and
construction sites.


Hourly dust concentrations are available on the denr web Page
http://denr.SD.Gov/des/aq/aarealtime.Aspx