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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
429 AM MST SAT FEB 6 2016

SDZ014-025-026-030>032-072>074-WYZ071-071130-
ZIEBACH-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
429 AM MST SAT FEB 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA...SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...AND NORTHEASTERN
WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AN UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL SWEEP THROUGH THE NORTHERN
PLAINS...BRINGING STRONG WINDS TO THE AREA THIS EVENING. A BRIEF
PERIOD OF GUSTY WINDS NEAR 60 MPH IS POSSIBLE EARLY THIS
EVENING...FOLLOWED BY BREEZY WINDS OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

WINDS WILL BECOME VERY STRONG BY SUNDAY MORNING. WINDS OF 35 TO
50 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70 MPH ARE POSSIBLE. WINDS WILL DECREASE
SUNDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

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Air Quality Alert

SDZ026-081200-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCES
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1203 PM MST SAT FEB 6 2016

...AIR POLLUTION ALERT FOR DUST FOR RAPID CITY WEST OF THE GAP IN
EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS AFTERNOON BEHIND A COLD
FRONT TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH SOME GUSTS TO 45 MPH...AND PERSIST
THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS WILL BECOME EVEN STRONGER ON SUNDAY...WITH
SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 60 MPH. 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

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High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
204 AM MST SUN FEB 7 2016

SDZ014-025-026-030>032-072>074-WYZ071-080015-
/O.CON.KUNR.HW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160208T0300Z/
ZIEBACH-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DUPREE...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...
FOLSOM...WALL...PHILIP...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA...
COLONY
204 AM MST SUN FEB 7 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...VERY STRONG WINDS TODAY...GRADUALLY DECREASING THIS
  EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 75 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE 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.

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