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Niobrara County, WY

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...MAINLY THE WESTERN HALF OF ZONE 301. WHICH
INCLUDES THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITIES...AND
GUSTY WINDS MAY CREATE CRITICAL AND DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR RAPID
FIRE GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF STRONG
WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND VERY WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

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First Alert Forecast

Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 95°
  • 68°

The best chance for severe storms tonight, and again on Thursday, is likely to be in parts of Montana and North Dakota. However, an isolated storm or two could still develop in KOTA Territory.

Thursday will be hot day before a cold front brings cooler temperatures and lower humidity for a sunny and dry weekend.

 

 

 

7-Day Forecast: Rapid City

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 95°
  • 68°

Partly Cloudy; Isolated Afternoon T-Storms Possible; winds variable 10-15 mph

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 63°

Mostly Sunny; winds NE 10-15 mph

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 59°

Mostly Sunny

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 56°

Mostly Sunny

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 56°

Mostly Sunny

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 60°

Partly Cloudy; Afternoon T-Storms Possible

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 62°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Rapid City as of

  • 65°(Feels like 65°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSE @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.89 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:32
  • Sunset: 20:25
  • Humidity: 93%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Sheridan

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 102°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 53°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 51°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 52°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 53°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 59°

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 55°

Clear

Currently in Sheridan as of

  • 71°(Feels like 71°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: W @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.84 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:45
  • Sunset: 20:43
  • Humidity: 44%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Gillette

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 101°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 53°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 52°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 49°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 55°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 59°

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 56°

Clear

Currently in Gillette as of

  • 75°(Feels like 77°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSW @ 17 mph
  • Barometer: 29.91 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:41
  • Sunset: 20:36
  • Humidity: 43%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Custer

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 56°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 53°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 76°
  • 48°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 77°
  • 50°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 54°

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 52°

Clear

Currently in Custer as of

  • 63°(Feels like 63°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WSW @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.07 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:35
  • Sunset: 20:26
  • Humidity: 87%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Philip

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 104°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 64°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 57°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 58°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 56°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 60°

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 61°

Clear

Currently in Philip as of

  • 68°(Feels like 68°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SE @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 29.89 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:26
  • Sunset: 20:19
  • Humidity: 73%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Pine Ridge

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 104°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 61°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 56°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 52°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 55°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 60°

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 59°

Clear

Currently in Pine Ridge as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: S @ 23 mph, gusting to 40 mph
  • Barometer: 29.92 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:33
  • Sunset: 20:20
  • Humidity: 76%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Scottsbluff

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 101°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 97°
  • 64°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 60°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 54°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 57°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 62°

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 59°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Scottsbluff as of

  • 67°(Feels like 67°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: E @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:40
  • Sunset: 20:21
  • Humidity: 90%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Regional Conditions

Rapid City
65°
Sheridan
71°
Gillette
75°
Custer
63°
Philip
68°
Pine Ridge
72°
Scottsbluff
67°
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