Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

Lat: 44.08°NLon: -103.24°WElev: 3202ft.

Fair

1°C

33°F

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1019.3 mb (30.00 in)
Dewpoint -5°C (23°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 6 Feb 7:52 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

High Wind Warning February 6, 05:00pm until February 7, 08:00pm
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High Wind Warning
  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 27 to 32 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 12 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Blustery, with a northwest wind 37 to 45 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: -3 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 3. Very windy, with a northwest wind 55 to 65 km/h increasing to 65 to 75 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 105 km/h.

    Sunny and
    Very Windy

    High: 3 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -7. Windy, with a northwest wind 45 to 55 km/h decreasing to 35 to 45 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: -7 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 6. Northwest wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Northwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 11 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 1.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 13.

    Sunny

    High: 13 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 27 to 32 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Blustery, with a northwest wind 37 to 45 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 3. Very windy, with a northwest wind 55 to 65 km/h increasing to 65 to 75 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 105 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -7. Windy, with a northwest wind 45 to 55 km/h decreasing to 35 to 45 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6. Northwest wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Northwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 13.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 7.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
7:41 am MST Feb 6, 2016
8am MST Feb 6, 2016-6pm MST Feb 12, 2016
 
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