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Fire Weather Threats Continue in the West; Wintry Weather from Upper Midwest to New England

High pressure in the west continues to send weather systems into the Great Basin, and this is keeping fire weather threats elevated to critical across southern California. A series of weather systems will bring widespread snow from the Upper Midwest to the Northeast U.S., with locally heavier snow amounts on the lee side of the Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Light Snow and Windy

33°F

1°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NW 35 G 47 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1023.7 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill18°F (-8°C)
Last update 14 Dec 8:52 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

Wind Advisory until December 14, 03:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until December 14, 03:00pm

    NOW until
    3:00pm Thu

    Wind Advisory

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Windy, with a north wind 23 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Windy, with a north wind 23 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind around 6 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
6:47 am MST Dec 14, 2017
9am MST Dec 14, 2017-6pm MST Dec 20, 2017
 
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