Rapid City, SD

3:44 PM MST on February 21, 2017 (GMT -0700)
MD4997 | | Change Station

Elev 3263 ft 44.08 °N, 103.21 °W | Updated 18 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
70.0 °F
Feels Like 70.0 °F
N
12.0
Wind Variable Wind from WSW
Gusts 34.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.61 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 28 °F
Humidity 21%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:42 AM 5:30 PM
Waning Crescent, 22% visible
METAR KRAP 212152Z 25024G36KT 10SM CLR 22/M04 A2966 RMK AO2 PK WND 26037/2136 SLP025 T02171039
Pressure 29.61 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 28 °F
Humidity 21%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:42 AM 5:30 PM
Waning Crescent, 22% visible
METAR KRAP 212152Z 25024G36KT 10SM CLR 22/M04 A2966 RMK AO2 PK WND 26037/2136 SLP025 T02171039

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Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 3:46 PM CST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Thursday morning through
Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Thursday morning through
Friday morning.

* Timing... snow will begin Thursday morning and continue into
Thursday night. Snow will end late Thursday night into Friday
morning.

* Main impact... snow amounts of 6 inches or more are possible.

* Other impacts... slippery and hazardous Road conditions will be
possible. Travel may be difficult at times.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means heavy snow... strong winds... freezing
precipitation... and cold temperatures are possible. Monitor NOAA
Weather Radio... local radio or television... or the internet for
updates on this potentially dangerous storm. Take time to prepare
for severe winter conditions before the storm develops.





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