Heavy Snow and High Winds in the West; Lake Effect Snow in the Great Lakes

A Pacific storm moving across the Northwest with a trailing cold front sweeping through the West will continue heavy snow over the Cascades, northern Rockies, and the Sierra into Thursday night. High winds are forecast on the High Plains Thursday into Friday. Heavy lake effect snow will continue downwind of the Great Lakes into Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 30 Nov 8:52 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Ellsworth Air Force Base SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Wind chill values as low as 13. South wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Wind chill values as low as 19 early. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a south wind 14 to 19 mph becoming north 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy and
    Blustery

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 25 by noon, then falling to around 20 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as 5. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph becoming south 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 42. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Wind chill values as low as 13. South wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Wind chill values as low as 19 early. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a south wind 14 to 19 mph becoming north 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 25 by noon, then falling to around 20 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as 5. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph becoming south 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 42. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Monday
A slight chance of snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Ellsworth Air Force Base SD
 44.15°N 103.1°W (Elev. 3202 ft)
8:10 pm MST Nov 30, 2022
9pm MST Nov 30, 2022-6pm MST Dec 7, 2022
 
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