Watching the Next Strong Cold Front to Enter the Northwest By Late Sunday

A few light rain showers and/or mixed precipitation will move across the Ohio Valley and Carolinas Saturday trailing a cold front. Late Sunday into Monday, a separate strong cold front will likely bring heavy snow to the Cascades and into the Rockies with gusty to high winds over the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1012.3 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Feb 4:52 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Ellsworth Air Force Base SD

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 60. Windy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds and
    Windy

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Mostly
    Clear and
    Breezy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain before 8pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Windy. Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    High: 22 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 44.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 60. Windy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain before 8pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Blustery.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Ellsworth Air Force Base SD
 44.15°N 103.1°W (Elev. 3202 ft)
4:29 am MST Feb 24, 2024
5am MST Feb 24, 2024-6pm MST Mar 1, 2024
 
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