Cold Front Dropping South Across the Western U.S.; Watching Threat for Tornadoes and Flooding in the South

A cold front will push south across the Western U.S. into Tuesday with mountain snow and areas of gusty to high winds. An area of low pressure will form along this front on Tuesday and bring a potential for severe thunderstorms with tornadoes and excessive rainfall in the lower to mid Mississippi River Valley. To the north, heavy snow is possible in parts of the upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

-4°C

24°F

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1004.2 mb (29.55 in)
Dewpoint -7°C (20°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 27 Nov 8:52 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Ellsworth Air Force Base SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around -1. Wind chill values as low as -8. West wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming northwest 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 2 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -19. South wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming north 22 to 27 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: -11 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near -6. Wind chill values as low as -19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 29 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.

    Blustery.
    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: -6 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -16. Northwest wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near -2. Southwest wind 10 to 18 km/h becoming southeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: -2 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -9.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 11 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around -1. Wind chill values as low as -8. West wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming northwest 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -19. South wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming north 22 to 27 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near -6. Wind chill values as low as -19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 29 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -16. Northwest wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near -2. Southwest wind 10 to 18 km/h becoming southeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 6.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.
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Point Forecast:
Ellsworth Air Force Base SD
 44.15°N 103.1°W (Elev. 976 m)
6:58 pm MST Nov 27, 2022
9pm MST Nov 27, 2022-6pm MST Dec 4, 2022
 
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