Unsettled Weather In the West; Above Average Temperatures in the Central U.S.

A relatively quiet stretch of weather is expected across much of the Continental U.S. with the exception of the West Coast where rain and higher elevation snow will impact the Northwest and northern California through Tuesday. A critical fire weather risk is expected in Kansas and elevated in the surrounding areas. Record high temperatures are possible across the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

44°F

7°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.7 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Mar 7:52 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Rapid Valley SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. North wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain before 10pm, then rain and snow likely between 10pm and 2am, then snow likely after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 22.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming south after midnight.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. North wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain before 10pm, then rain and snow likely between 10pm and 2am, then snow likely after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid Valley SD
 44.06°N 103.15°W (Elev. 3107 ft)
6:31 pm MST Mar 7, 2021
8pm MST Mar 7, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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