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Heavy snow expected over the Inter-mountain West; Lake Effect Snow will finally diminish on Saturday

A series of storm systems will continue bring heavy snowfall to much of the Inter-mountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains, with travel difficulties possible. Heavy lake-effect snow will finally begin to diminish on Saturday in the Great Lakes where significant travel hazards have been observed. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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




Humidity 83%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1025.0 mb)
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-15°F (-26°C)
Last update 10 Dec 6:52 am MST
Detailed forecast for

Rapid City

Cloudy. Highs 15 to 20. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the morning. Lowest wind chills 5 below to 15 below zero in the morning.
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows around 10. East winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north after midnight. Wind chills zero to 10 above zero.
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Lowest wind chills 5 below to 5 above zero in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows near zero.
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 15.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows near zero.
Partly cloudy. Highs around 15.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows zero to 5 above.
Partly cloudy. Highs 15 to 20.
Thursday Night
Becoming mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of snow. Lows near zero.
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Highs around 10.

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655 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

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