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Severe Storms; Fire Danger; and Strong Pacific Storms

More strong storms on tap for the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Heavy rains could produce flooding and mudslides. Saturday, a cold front moving into the central U.S. will bring potential for severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes; and localized flooding potential. Dry winds in southwestern California will keep fire weather threats high. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ellsworth Air Force Base (KRCA)

Lat: 44.15°NLon: 103.1°WElev: 3278ft.

Overcast

65°F

18°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 29.40 in (993.5 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Oct 10:56 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

Red Flag Warning until October 21, 12:00am
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Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until October 21, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Sat

    Red Flag Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between midnight and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Northwest wind 5 to 14 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between midnight and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Northwest wind 5 to 14 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
9:46 pm MDT Oct 20, 2017
11pm MDT Oct 20, 2017-6pm MDT Oct 27, 2017
 
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