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

Spearfish / Clyde Ice (KSPF)

Lat: 44.48°NLon: 103.78°WElev: 3898ft.

Fog/Mist

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 13 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Wind Chill6°F (-14°C)
Last update 24 Oct 2:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Lead SD

Winter Storm Warning until October 25, 12:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until October 25, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Sun

    Winter Storm Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow.  High near 22. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming northeast. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 6. Wind chill values between -2 and 3. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 9. Wind chill values between -2 and -7. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Cloudy

    High: 9 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 2. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 2 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a temperature falling to near 13 by 8pm, then rising to around 22 during the remainder of the night. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow. High near 22. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming northeast. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 6. Wind chill values between -2 and 3. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 9. Wind chill values between -2 and -7. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 2. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a temperature falling to near 13 by 8pm, then rising to around 22 during the remainder of the night. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Lead SD
 44.35°N 103.77°W (Elev. 5322 ft)
1:51 pm MDT Oct 24, 2020
2pm MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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