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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.

Fair

-16°C

3°F

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NW 24 km/h
Barometer 1039.9 mb (30.48 in)
Dewpoint -21°C (-5°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-27°C (-16°F)
Last update 7 Dec 9:52 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -21. Northwest wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -21 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near -10. Wind chill values between -17 and -27. Northwest wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: -10 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around -19. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -19 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -9. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. East wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -9 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around -8 by 5am. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: -13 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -4. East wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming north 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow

    High: -4 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near -6.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -6 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -14 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -21. Northwest wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near -10. Wind chill values between -17 and -27. Northwest wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around -19. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -9. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. East wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around -8 by 5am. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -4. East wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming north 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near -6.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near -7.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -15.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -8.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -14.
Wednesday
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)
8:59 pm MST Dec 7, 2016
10pm MST Dec 7, 2016-6pm MST Dec 14, 2016
 
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