Air Quality Alert remains in effect until 5:00 pm Tuesday for Rapid City, SD
...AIR POLLUTION ALERT FOR DUST FOR RAPID CITY WEST OF THE GAP IN
EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...
The following message is transmitted in collaboration with the
South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
* WHAT...Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* WHERE...West of the Gap in Rapid City.
* WHEN...From 8 AM to 5 PM today.
IMPACTS...The gusty winds will suspend fine dust in the air and
produce 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
Hourly dust concentrations are available on the danr web page;
Windy with times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the upper single digits.
|Wind:||N at 27 mph|
|Chance of Snow:||0%|
|UV Index:||1 Low|
Partly cloudy and windy. A few flurries or snow showers possible. High 44F. Winds N at 25 to 35 mph.
Mostly cloudy. A few flurries or snow showers possible. Low 7F. Winds N at 15 to 25 mph.
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. Much colder. High 16F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph.