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Winter weather forecast for Rockies and southern Plains

A developing storm system will bring snow to parts of the Rockies and southern Plains on Friday, which will move into the central U.S. on Saturday. Freezing rain is also forecast from Texas to the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Carolinas. Meanwhile, temperatures will be 20-40 degrees below normal across parts of the central and southern U.S. on Friday.
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Moorcroft WY

7 Day Forecast

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Rapid City, SD Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: -18 °C

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: -8 °C

Saturday
Night

Decreasing Clouds

Decreasing
Clouds

Low: -17 °C

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: -5 °C

Sunday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: -14 °C

Monday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 1 °C

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: -15 °C

Tuesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

High: -13 °C

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: -23 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around -18. Wind chill values between -20 and -25. South wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming southwest 8 to 13 km/h after midnight.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near -8. Wind chill values between -16 and -25. Northwest wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -17. Wind chill values between -19 and -24. North wind 10 to 13 km/h.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near -5. Wind chill values between -13 and -23. West wind 10 to 13 km/h.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around -14. South wind 11 to 16 km/h.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 1. South wind around 14 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Increasing clouds, with a low around -15.
  • Tuesday A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near -13.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -23.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near -10.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -16.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 3.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 7.