Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

Lat: 44.08°NLon: -103.24°WElev: 3202ft.

Fair and Breezy

3°C

38°F

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed NW 41 km/h
Barometer 1018.4 mb (30.02 in)
Dewpoint -8°C (18°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-3°C (27°F)
Last update 6 Feb 10:52 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

High Wind Warning until February 7, 08:00pm
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High Wind Warning
  •  
    High Wind Warning until February 7, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sun

    High Wind Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Blustery, with a northwest wind 26 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: -2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 4. Very windy, with a northwest wind 45 to 55 km/h increasing to 65 to 75 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 110 km/h.

    Sunny and
    Very Windy

    High: 4 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -5. Windy, with a northwest wind 50 to 55 km/h decreasing to 37 to 42 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: -5 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 5. Breezy, with a northwest wind 32 to 37 km/h decreasing to 24 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 5 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Northwest wind 14 to 21 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind 18 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 1.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 14.

    Sunny

    High: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Blustery, with a northwest wind 26 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 4. Very windy, with a northwest wind 45 to 55 km/h increasing to 65 to 75 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 110 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -5. Windy, with a northwest wind 50 to 55 km/h decreasing to 37 to 42 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 5. Breezy, with a northwest wind 32 to 37 km/h decreasing to 24 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Northwest wind 14 to 21 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind 18 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 14.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 10.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 7.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 7.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
9:42 pm MST Feb 6, 2016
11pm MST Feb 6, 2016-6pm MST Feb 13, 2016
 
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