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Warmup expected in the East, cooler weather forecast across parts of West

Much of the eastern U.S. will see a significant warming trend beginning on Friday, with high temperatures as much as 10-15 degrees warmer than on Thursday. The warming trend will continue into the weekend. Meanwhile, temperatures will be on the decrease across much of the northern Plains and Intermountain West over the next several days.
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Lead SD

7 Day Forecast

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Rapid City, SD Local Forecast Office

Today

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 13 °C

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 1 °C

Saturday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 7 °C

Saturday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: -14 °C

Sunday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

High: -13 °C

Sunday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: -19 °C

Monday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: -1 °C

Monday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: -6 °C

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 1 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. West wind 8 to 13 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Southwest wind 24 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 7. Breezy, with a southwest wind 29 to 34 km/h decreasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.
  • Saturday Night A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14. Wind chill values between -19 and -24. Northwest wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
  • Sunday A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near -13. Northwest wind 23 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around -19. West wind 10 to 18 km/h becoming south after midnight.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near -1.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 1.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 3.
  • Wednesday Night A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 4.