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Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather

Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
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Rapid City SD

7 Day Forecast

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Rapid City, SD Local Forecast Office

Today

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 1 °C

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow

Low: -12 °C

Sunday

Decreasing Clouds

Decreasing
Clouds

High: -8 °C

Sunday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: -9 °C

Monday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 6 °C

Monday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: -2 °C

Tuesday

Slight Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain

High: 8 °C

Tuesday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: -9 °C

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: -3 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1. Northeast wind 8 to 18 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 km/h.
  • Tonight Snow, mainly before 3am. Low around -12. North wind 16 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
  • Sunday Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near -8. Wind chill values between -14 and -19. North wind 11 to 18 km/h becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 km/h.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Southeast wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming northwest 22 to 32 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Northwest wind 11 to 21 km/h becoming south in the evening.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8.
  • Tuesday Night A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -9.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near -3.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.