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Strong Pacific Storm System Bringing Heavy Rain, Mountain Snow and Strong Wind to California

Another Pacific storm system will bring a continued threat for heavy rain, very heavy mountain snow, and strong winds to California through Tuesday. The threat of flooding, landslides, and avalanches will create dangerous travel conditions in many parts of the state. In addition, downed trees and power lines could lead to scattered power outages. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

15°C

59°F

Humidity 19%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 35 km/h
Barometer 1008.8 mb (29.82 in)
Dewpoint -8°C (17°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 20 Feb 11:52 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Lead SD

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Sunny, with a high near 12. Southwest wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a southwest wind 24 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Breezy, with a west wind 26 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 16 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. West wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 2 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers between 11am and 5pm, then a slight chance of rain after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 8. West wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 8 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 8pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Northwest wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -5 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near -2. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: -2 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around -12.

    Snow Likely

    Low: -12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3.

    Chance Snow

    High: -3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Sunny, with a high near 12. Southwest wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a southwest wind 24 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Breezy, with a west wind 26 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. West wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers between 11am and 5pm, then a slight chance of rain after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 8. West wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 8pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Northwest wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near -2. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around -12.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Saturday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near -2.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -11.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 1.
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Point Forecast:
Lead SD
 44.35°N 103.77°W (Elev. 1622 m)
9:31 am MST Feb 20, 2017
12pm MST Feb 20, 2017-6pm MST Feb 26, 2017
 
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