Arctic Cold Front to Bring Areas of Heavy Snow and Much Below Normal Temperatures to the Central U.S.

A strong cold front will sag south across the central U.S. today through this weekend with heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies into the central Plains, Great Lakes, and eventually the Northeast. Much below normal temperatures will spread across much of the northwest and north-central U.S. this weekend into next week. Heavy rain near the Gulf may bring flooding in the South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Mostly Cloudy

32°F

0°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 27 Jan 6:52 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City Regional Airport SD

Winter Weather Advisory January 27, 05:00pm until January 28, 05:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of snow after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 10. Northeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 10 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -12 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 10.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 10 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -7.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -7 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 27.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of snow after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Snow. Low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 10. Northeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 10.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -7.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City Regional Airport SD
 44.04°N 103.06°W (Elev. 3100 ft)
7:11 am MST Jan 27, 2023
7am MST Jan 27, 2023-6pm MST Feb 2, 2023
 
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