A Storm Expected To Impact The Central U.S.

A storm system will emerge from the Rockies and impact the Central U.S. through midweek. A swath of heavy snow is expected from the Central Rockies to the Upper Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes. Locally heavy rain with a marginal chance for excessive rainfall will be possible from the Lower Mississippi Valley to the South. The system will then shift into the East to produce a number of hazards. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair and Breezy

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed N 21 G 35 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1025.4 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 22 Jan 9:52 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Blustery, with a north wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 31 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 25 by 4am. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. North wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 21. North wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 26 by 11pm. Northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.

    Chance Snow

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Blustery, with a north wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 25 by 4am. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. North wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21. North wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 26 by 11pm. Northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Saturday
A chance of snow, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of rain between 9pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Blustery.
Monday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Blustery.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
8:06 am MST Jan 22, 2019
10am MST Jan 22, 2019-6pm MST Jan 28, 2019
 
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