Overall A Tranquil Few Days For The Lower 48

The next few days will overall be tranquil across the Lower 48 with no major storm systems. Temperatures will mainly be below normal in the Eastern two-thirds of the U.S., locally heavy snow is expected in the central and southern Rockies and High Plains, showers and thunderstorms are possible along the Gulf Coast into Florida and air stagnation issues are likely to persist in the Northwest. 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

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1023.4 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 25 Jan 2:52 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Ellsworth Air Force Base SD

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow likely, mainly before 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as 5. Northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 13 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 8am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as 2. North wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 23 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 15. Wind chill values as low as 2. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Wind chill values as low as 6. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming northwest 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 43 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 33 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 47.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow likely, mainly before 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as 5. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as 2. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 15. Wind chill values as low as 2. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Wind chill values as low as 6. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming northwest 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Ellsworth Air Force Base SD
 44.15°N 103.1°W (Elev. 3202 ft)
2:52 am MST Jan 25, 2022
3am MST Jan 25, 2022-6pm MST Jan 31, 2022
 
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