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43° F
6° C
Rapid City
  • Feels Like: 41° F 5° C
  • Wind: 4 mph 6 kph at NNW
  • Humidity: 56%
  • Dew point: 28° F -2° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and rising
  • Sunrise: 7:04 AM MST
  • Sunset: 4:16 PM MST
Last updated 5:52 AM MST on November 28, 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: 41°
Normal Low: 17°
Record High: 68° in 2002
Record Low: -14° in 1985
Sunrise: 7:04 am
Sunset: 4:17 pm
Moonrise: 11:52 am
Moonset: 11:16 pm
Today's Moon Waxing crescent

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Weather Forecast

Yasser Kishk, Meteorologist

I was born and raised in the charming town of Oxford, Miss., home of the Ole Miss Rebels, aka The University of Mississippi. My family is originally from Egypt, and this culture has influenced who I am today.

Did you feel that strong warm front push through overnight in Rapid City? If not, you will be enjoying it today! Our high will be near 60 degrees, and I'm sure you will be loving it. Just leave the winter coats at home! All you need is a light jacket. Have fun shopping on Black Friday.

Don't forget Small Business Saturday, as temps will still be in the 50s as highs. Then Old Man Winter shoves his head back into our live Saturday afternoon as temps will be falling though the rest of the day as an arctic cold front spills though KOTA Territory making for a cold Sunday as well as the start to the work week! Could see a few flurries overnight Sunday into Monday morning.

Temps try to moderate though out the work, but another shot at some cool air comes in Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.


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Anatomy of a tornado

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Winter storm

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Flood waters over street signs

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