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Rapid City
  • Feels Like: 32° F 0° C
  • Wind: 10 mph 17 kph at North
  • Humidity: 70%
  • Dew point: 30° F -1° C
  • Barometer: 30 inches millibars and falling
  • Sunrise: 7:26 AM MDT
  • Sunset: 5:45 PM MDT
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Last updated 6:52 AM MDT on October 30, 2014

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KOTA Territory Weather Snapshots 2014

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Spearfish Canyon Fall Colors 2014

The weekend of Sept. 20-21 saw the fall colors in Spearfish Canyon at about 75 percent; with a lot of autumn gold, some reds and yellows. Last year, the Oct. 4 blizzard ruined the colors before they peaked. While this year will be different, you can still see damage from that storm.

Facebook Fans' Fall Colors 2014

Thanks to our KOTA Territory News Facebook fans for posting their fall colors photos. Here's a slideshow of their work.

South Dakota Snow, Sept 11, 2014

Sept. 11 is definitely too early for snow, sticking or not ... it is too early. Having said that, thanks to all the KOTA Territory News Facebook fans for posting their scenes this morning. We didn't get all of them in this gallery so check out more on our Facebook page.

Wyoming Snow, Sept 11, 2014

Looks like Wyoming, mostly around Buffalo, got the brunt of this late summer ... yep, it is still summer ... snowstorm. It really is too early for this. However, thanks to all the KOTA Territory News Facebook fans for their photos.

Super Moon - September 2014

If you didn't take advantage of the view of the super moon Monday, Sept. 8, you probably missed the last one for a while since Tuesday night is overcast. So enjoy these KOTA Territory News Facebook posts from viewers.

Pollen in your area

Rapid City Airport Weather Almanac

Normal High: 55°
Normal Low: 29°
Record High: 85° in 1950
Record Low: 2° in 1991
Sunrise: 7:26 am
Sunset: 5:45 pm
Moonrise: 1:33 pm
Today's Moon Waxing crescent

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Weather Forecast

Thursday and Friday will be progressively cooler as a strong Canadian high pressure system moves south into the Upper Midwest. KOTA Territory will be on the western fringe of this chilly airmass, but temperatures will be a bit below normal in Western South Dakota on Halloween. Trick or Treat temperatures will be in the 40's if not 30's, and it could be rather breezy at times.

Saturday will be warmer, then another cold front drops temperatures early next week.

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