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Unseasonably cold temperatures in the central and eastern U.S. through Wednesday

A powerful cold front has ushered in unseasonably cold temperatures to the central and eastern U.S. for early this week. Freezing temperatures will dive into the Deep South and to the Mid-Atlantic through Wednesday morning. This will be damaging to sensitive vegetation. Numerous Frost Advisories and Freeze Warnings are in effect.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Lead SD

7 Day Forecast

Rapid City, SD

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Overnight

Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Rain/Snow

Low: -2 °C

Wednesday

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain/Snow
Likely

High: 2 °C

Wednesday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: -7 °C

Thursday

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 6 °C

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: -4 °C

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 14 °C

Friday
Night

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

Low: 1 °C

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 14 °C

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 1 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Rain and snow showers, becoming all snow after 3am. Low around -2. Northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.
  • Wednesday Snow showers likely before noon, then rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 2. North wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
  • Wednesday Night A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. North wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming east 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
  • Thursday A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. South wind 11 to 13 km/h.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Southeast wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
  • Friday Night A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 1.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 18.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
  • Monday Sunny, with a high near 18.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Northern Black Hills, SD