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63° F
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Rapid City
  • Feels Like: 63° F 17° C
  • Wind: 5 mph 7 kph at Variable
  • Humidity: 30%
  • Dew point: 30° F -1° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and falling
  • Sunrise: 6:51 AM MDT
  • Sunset: 6:31 PM MDT
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Last updated 10:52 AM MDT on October 02, 2014

Your weather snapshots

KOTA Territory Weather Snapshots 2014

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More Weather Slideshows

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.

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.

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: 67°
Normal Low: 39°
Record High: 96° in 2011
Record Low: 27° in 1950
Sunrise: 6:51 am
Sunset: 6:31 pm
Moonrise: 2:50 pm
Today's Moon Waxing half

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Weather Forecast

Get ready for some wind! Friday will be windy all day. but today and the weekend will feature windy conditions mainly in the afternoon hours.

Clouds will move back in for this afternoon. These clouds could produce an isolated shower for the afternoon or evening hours. A cold front will move through around 3pm or 4pm in Rapid City. You'll know when it passes, because that's when the winds will become very gusty.

Friday is sunny, cold and windy, but slightly warmer air returns by Saturday.

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