Alert 1 , Severity ,danger ,, Safety
Summer temperatures can exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit. This means the possibility of heat related illnesses increases. To make sure you see tomorrow, please plan for today.
Alert 1 , Severity ,caution ,, Wind Advisory
During our windy season, dust storms can move in quickly and reduce visibility. Do not hike during a windstorm and do not rely on your footprints to return to your car. Dust storms can also cause eye injuries and damage to breathing passages.
Dunes drive consists of both pavement and hard packed gypsum sand. Consider the effects of inclement weather when planning to drive into the monument. The monument may close if weather conditions pose a safety hazard for visitors.