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Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

Lat: 44.05°NLon: 103.05°WElev: 3202ft.

Smoke and Breezy

14°C

57°F

Humidity 17%
Wind Speed NW 41 G 63 km/h
Barometer 1011.6 mb (29.86 in)
Dewpoint -11°C (12°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 12 Dec 8:52 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

Wind Advisory December 13, 12:00pm until December 13, 03:00pm
High Wind Warning December 12, 11:00pm until December 13, 12:00pm
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High Wind Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of smoke before 11pm. Mostly cloudy early, then gradual clearing, with a low around 3. Very windy, with a northwest wind 37 to 47 km/h increasing to 60 to 70 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 85 km/h.

    Areas Smoke
    and Windy
    then Gradual
    Clearing and
    Very Windy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. Very windy, with a northwest wind 55 to 65 km/h decreasing to 29 to 39 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 85 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Very
    Windy

    High: 8 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 3. Breezy, with a northwest wind 24 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 3 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. West wind 8 to 14 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 13. West wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 13 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 5.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 5 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of smoke before 11pm. Mostly cloudy early, then gradual clearing, with a low around 3. Very windy, with a northwest wind 37 to 47 km/h increasing to 60 to 70 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 85 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. Very windy, with a northwest wind 55 to 65 km/h decreasing to 29 to 39 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 85 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 3. Breezy, with a northwest wind 24 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. West wind 8 to 14 km/h.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13. West wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Saturday
A chance of snow before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 5.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 7.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 9.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 8.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
9:33 pm MST Dec 12, 2017
9pm MST Dec 12, 2017-6pm MST Dec 19, 2017
 
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