Heavy Mountain Snow across Portions of the Rockies and Intermountain West; Mainly Tranquil Weather for the East

A storm will move across the Intermountain West and Rockies through Tuesday. Heavy snow is forecast for the higher terrain with rain for lower elevations. Meanwhile, large area of high pressure for the East will keep the weather tranquil with moderating temperatures. Later this week, a more significant storm is possible for the West, especially for northern California. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair and Windy

45°F

7°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed N 30 G 41 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.1 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 19 Oct 6:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid Valley SD

Wind Advisory October 19, 09:00am until October 19, 06:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Rain, mainly after 4pm.  Patchy fog between noon and 1pm. Temperature falling to around 42 by 9am. Windy, with a north wind 21 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Windy then
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain before 10pm, then rain and snow between 10pm and midnight, then snow after midnight.  Low around 30. Blustery, with a north wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Blustery.
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow, mixing with rain after 10am, then gradually ending.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain, mainly after 4pm. Patchy fog between noon and 1pm. Temperature falling to around 42 by 9am. Windy, with a north wind 21 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight
Rain before 10pm, then rain and snow between 10pm and midnight, then snow after midnight. Low around 30. Blustery, with a north wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow, mixing with rain after 10am, then gradually ending. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid Valley SD
 44.06°N 103.15°W (Elev. 3107 ft)
6:32 am MDT Oct 19, 2021
7am MDT Oct 19, 2021-6pm MDT Oct 25, 2021
 
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