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Very heavy rainfall and flooding possible in central and southern U.S. on Tuesday and Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple waves of heavy rain across a swath of the central and southern U.S., from Texas up to Michigan on Tuesday and into Wednesday. Parts of the ArkLaTex region could see 5 to 7 inches of rain on Wednesday. Freezing rain will also be possible in the Upper Midwest over next couple days, with snow in the Northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes on Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Light Snow

-19°C

-2°F

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed N 19 km/h
Barometer 1023.9 mb (29.99 in)
Dewpoint -22°C (-7°F)
Visibility 4.83 km
Wind Chill-29°C (-20°F)
Last update 20 Feb 2:52 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of snow before 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around -22. North wind around 11 km/h.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -22 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near -15. Wind chill values between -22 and -28. Northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -15 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -22. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -22 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near -7. Wind chill values between -12 and -21. Light southwest wind becoming south 8 to 13 km/h in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: -7 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16. South wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming west after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -16 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near -5. Northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -5 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -16 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -4.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -4 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -13.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -13 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of snow before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around -22. North wind around 11 km/h.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -15. Wind chill values between -22 and -28. Northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -22. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near -7. Wind chill values between -12 and -21. Light southwest wind becoming south 8 to 13 km/h in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16. South wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming west after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near -5. Northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -4.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -13.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 2.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 2.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 2.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
3:09 am MST Feb 20, 2018
3am MST Feb 20, 2018-6pm MST Feb 26, 2018
 
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