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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

A Few Clouds

32°F

0°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 29.34 in (995.3 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 21 Jan 4:52 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Light and variable wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 21. Light and variable wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 21 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. North wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 27 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Light and variable wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 21. Light and variable wind.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 22. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
2:44 am MST Jan 21, 2017
5am MST Jan 21, 2017-6pm MST Jan 27, 2017
 
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