Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Light Snow Fog/Mist

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 24 Oct 7:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles E Colonial Pine Hills SD

Winter Weather Advisory October 24, 12:00pm until October 25, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Snow, mainly after 1pm.  High near 25. East wind 6 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow between 1am and 3am. Low around 12. Wind chill values between -3 and 5. North wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Patchy blowing snow between 7am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Wind chill values between -4 and 1. North wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values between -6 and -11. North wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 26. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow, mainly after 1pm. High near 25. East wind 6 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
Snow. Patchy blowing snow between 1am and 3am. Low around 12. Wind chill values between -3 and 5. North wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Patchy blowing snow between 7am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Wind chill values between -4 and 1. North wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values between -6 and -11. North wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 26. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles E Colonial Pine Hills SD
 44.01°N 103.29°W (Elev. 3934 ft)
7:11 am MDT Oct 24, 2020
8am MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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