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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Overcast and Breezy

-11°C

13°F

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed NW 41 G 57 km/h
Barometer 1034.1 mb (30.33 in)
Dewpoint -19°C (-2°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-22°C (-7°F)
Last update 7 Dec 10:52 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near -12. Wind chill values between -21 and -26. Blustery, with a northwest wind 26 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: -12 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -23. Northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -23 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near -12. Wind chill values between -18 and -28. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: -12 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -18. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. East wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -7 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around -7 by 1am. South wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -11 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near -2. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: -2 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -13.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -13 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near -4.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -4 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near -12. Wind chill values between -21 and -26. Blustery, with a northwest wind 26 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -23. Northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near -12. Wind chill values between -18 and -28. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -18. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. East wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around -7 by 1am. South wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near -2. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near -4.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -12.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -4.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near -9.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
9:59 am MST Dec 7, 2016
11am MST Dec 7, 2016-6pm MST Dec 13, 2016
 
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