Powerful Storm Approaching Western Alaska; Well Below Normal Temperatures in the Northern Plains

A powerful Fall storm is forecast to impact the Northwest and West-Central coasts of Alaska into the weekend with gale to storm-force winds, coastal flooding, high surf, beach erosion and inland high winds. Much below normal temperatures will prevail across the northern Plains into the Great Lakes Thursday and Friday and the East Coast this weekend behind a strong cold front. Read More >

Current conditions at

Custer, Custer County Airport (KCUT)

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

Fair

43°F

6°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.37 in (1026.6 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Oct 7:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Mount Rushmore SD

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 46. Northeast wind around 7 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Areas Fog
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain and snow showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain showers between 9pm and 11pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. East wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 60. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Columbus
    Day

    Columbus Day: Sunny, with a high near 67.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 46. Northeast wind around 7 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain showers between 9pm and 11pm. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 33. East wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 60. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Columbus Day
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Mount Rushmore SD
 43.87°N 103.46°W (Elev. 5000 ft)
6:57 am MDT Oct 6, 2022
8am MDT Oct 6, 2022-6pm MDT Oct 12, 2022
 
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