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Coastal storm will bring wind, rain, and wintry precipitation to the East Coast and New England this week

A strengthening storm system will move from the Southeast U.S. to off the Mid-Atlantic Coast by Monday evening. This storm will bring soaking rains and strong winds to much of the Eastern Seaboard through Tuesday. Interior sections of the Northeast could receive significant snow. Also, the prolonged period of strong onshore winds will result in coastal flooding for the Mid-Atlantic & New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

Lat: 44.05° N Lon: 103.05° W Elev: 3202 ft.




Humidity 92%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.68 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 23 Jan 4:52 am MST
Detailed forecast for

Rapid City

Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow in the morning... Then slight chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Cloudy. Chance of snow in the evening...then snow likely after midnight. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. Lows around 20. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Breezy...snow. Areas of blowing snow. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches. Highs in the mid 20s. North winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Chance of snow 80 percent. Wind chills zero to 10 above zero.
Tuesday Night
Cloudy. A 30 percent chance of snow in the evening. Patchy blowing snow through the night. Lows around 15. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph decreasing to 25 mph after midnight.
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Becoming partly cloudy. Lows 10 to 15.
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear. Lows 15 to 20.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s.
Friday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.

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540 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

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