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Air Quality Alert until 5AM MST SAT

bulletin remains in effect until 5:00 am Saturday for Rapid City, SD

...AIR POLLUTION ALERT FOR DUST FOR RAPID CITY WEST OF THE GAP IN EFFECT FROM 300 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL 500 AM MST SATURDAY MORNING...

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE WINDS WILL SUBSIDE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. 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

Windy, and mainly cloudy. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the upper teens.

Today

43° 19°

Windy, and mainly cloudy. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the upper teens.

Humidity:64%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:WNW at 27 mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:1 Low
Sunrise:07:23:32 AM
Sunset:04:42:44 PM
DayPrecipTemp
Windy, and mainly cloudy. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the upper teens.Fri
20%43° 19°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the low teens.Sat
0%32° 10°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 20s and lows in the low teens.Sun
10%23° 10°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s and lows in the upper 20s.Mon
10%35° 28°
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the low 30s.Tue
0%46° 30°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the upper 20s.Wed
10%45° 29°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the mid 20s.Thu
10%40° 26°


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