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Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed SE 14 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Sep 2:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Ellsworth Air Force Base SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Southeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. South wind 7 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Southeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. South wind 7 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Ellsworth Air Force Base SD
 44.15°N 103.1°W (Elev. 3202 ft)
2:17 pm MDT Sep 27, 2022
3pm MDT Sep 27, 2022-6pm MDT Oct 4, 2022
 
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