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Strong storm system to bring unsettled weather from Gulf Coast to Great Lakes through Wednesday

A strong storm system will bring potential for severe weather, heavy rainfall and flooding, and heavy snow from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes through Wednesday. Severe storms are possible Tuesday across the Gulf Coast states with damaging winds as the primary threat, however a tornadoes cannot be ruled out. Flash flooding is also possible across parts of the Southeast through Wednesday.
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2 Miles NW Buffalo SD

7 Day Forecast

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Rapid City, SD Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

Low: 22 °F

Tuesday

Blowing Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Blowing
Snow

High: 31 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 17 °F

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 41 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 25 °F

Christmas
Day

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

High: 32 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 12 °F

Friday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 21 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Snow with areas of blowing snow before 11pm, then areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow after 11pm. Low around 22. Windy, with a northwest wind 26 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Tuesday Areas of blowing snow and a slight chance of snow before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 41. West wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
  • Wednesday Night A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 8 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
  • Christmas Day A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 32. North wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
  • Thursday Night A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
  • Sunday A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
  • Sunday Night A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15.