Wintry Conditions from the Northern Rockies to Upper Midwest; Critical Fire Weather Across the West

Snow and ice will continue to impact portions of the Northern Rockies, Northern Plains, and Upper Midwest. Father south, heavy rainfall and a few severe thunderstorms are possible over the Middle Mississippi Valley. Another system will bring heavy precipitation to the Pacific Northwest Friday, while critical fire weather conditions prevail over California, the Southern Rockies, and High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Light Snow Fog/Mist

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed N 15 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1024.8 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill15°F (-9°C)
Last update 22 Oct 11:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid Valley SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a north wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Blustery, with a north wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Blustery then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. Southeast wind 9 to 16 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Low around 11. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a north wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Blustery, with a north wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Southeast wind 9 to 16 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Snow. Low around 11. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Blustery.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid Valley SD
 44.06°N 103.15°W (Elev. 3107 ft)
11:31 am MDT Oct 22, 2020
12pm MDT Oct 22, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 28, 2020
 
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