Pennington County, South Dakota
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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

$$
High Wind Warning
SDZ024-028-029-WYZ057-071745-
/O.CON.KUNR.HW.W.0001.160207T0600Z-160208T0300Z/
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
WYOMING BLACK HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEAD...DEADWOOD...HILL CITY...
MT RUSHMORE...CUSTER...SUNDANCE...FOUR CORNERS
732 PM MST SAT FEB 6 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
8 PM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
UP TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE HIGH WINDS MAY LEAD TO SEVERAL DEAD TREES
FALLING DOWN ON ROADS AND TRAILS.

$$

High Wind Warning
SDZ014-025-026-030>032-072>074-WYZ071-071745-
/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
732 PM MST SAT FEB 6 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED...BUT
THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY.

* 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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