Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Custer, Custer County Airport (KCUT)

Lat: 43.73°NLon: 103.62°WElev: 5600ft.

Fair

44°F

7°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 29.68 in (1005.1 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 25 Feb 6:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Mount Rushmore SD

Red Flag Warning February 26, 11:00am until February 26, 06:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 60. West wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely after 11pm.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. West wind 11 to 13 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 15 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow, mainly before 11am.  High near 23. Wind chill values as low as 8. North wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10. North wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. West wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 60. West wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
Snow likely after 11pm. Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. West wind 11 to 13 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow, mainly before 11am. High near 23. Wind chill values as low as 8. North wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10. North wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. West wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Breezy.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Mount Rushmore SD
 43.87°N 103.46°W (Elev. 5000 ft)
5:49 pm MST Feb 25, 2024
7pm MST Feb 25, 2024-6pm MST Mar 3, 2024
 
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