Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Freezing Fog

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 17 Jan 7:52 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Box Elder SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Areas of freezing fog before 11pm. Low around 13. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Freezing Fog
    then Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely, mainly before 11am.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 13. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 13 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 31 by 4am. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind around 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A chance of snow, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Blustery.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, mainly after midnight. Areas of freezing fog before 11pm. Low around 13. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 13. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 31 by 4am. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind around 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
M.L.King Day
A chance of snow, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Blustery.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Box Elder SD
 44.13°N 103.06°W (Elev. 3091 ft)
7:51 pm MST Jan 17, 2019
8pm MST Jan 17, 2019-6pm MST Jan 24, 2019
 
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