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Slow Moving Cold Front Moves into the Central U.S.

A slow moving cold front continues to move eastward across the U.S. this weekend. Behind the cold front is unseasonably cold weather and high elevation snows; ahead of the front, temperatures are more typical of mid-summer. The front separating these extremes will help focus heavy rain, with the potential for flash flooding extending from eastern New Mexico and western Texas to the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ellsworth Air Force Base (KRCA)

Lat: 44.15°NLon: 103.1°WElev: 3278ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

46°F

8°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 23 Sep 3:56 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Lead SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Periods of showers.  High near 44. North wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of showers.  Patchy fog after 11pm. Low around 36. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 41. North wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 2am and 5am, then a chance of rain showers after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. East wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Periods of showers. High near 44. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tonight
Periods of showers. Patchy fog after 11pm. Low around 36. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 41. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 2am and 5am, then a chance of rain showers after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. East wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Lead SD
 44.35°N 103.77°W (Elev. 5322 ft)
3:02 pm MDT Sep 23, 2017
4pm MDT Sep 23, 2017-6pm MDT Sep 30, 2017
 
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