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Rapid City
  • Feels Like: 52° F 11° C
  • Wind: 8 mph 13 kph at NNW
  • Humidity: 63%
  • Dew point: 40° F 4° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and rising
  • Sunrise: 6:34 AM MDT
  • Sunset: 6:59 PM MDT
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Last updated 4:52 AM MDT on September 17, 2014

Your weather snapshots

KOTA Territory Weather Snapshots 2014

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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.

Arthur weakens to tropical storm

Hurricane Arthur landfall

CNN

Hurricane Arthur made landfall in North Carolina late on July 3, but it did not dawdle over the coastline to vandalize neighborhoods for long. By Friday morning, it had weakened to a Category 1 and was downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday.

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Pollen in your area

Rapid City Airport Weather Almanac

Normal High: 75°
Normal Low: 45°
Record High: 101° in 2000
Record Low: 26° in 1991
Sunrise: 6:34 am
Sunset: 6:59 pm
Moonrise: 12:27 am
Moonset: 3:19 pm
Today's Moon Waning half

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Weather Forecast

We have a classic Indian Summer weather pattern in the forecast this week. High pressure aloft builds over KOTA Territory, creating sunny, warm and dry days and clear mild nights. Temperatures will be well above normal through the middle of the week.

On Thursday and Friday, a weak trough and cold front will move through KOTA Territory, bringing slight chances for showers and thunderstorms and cooler temperatures. Next weekend will be dry with near normal temperatures. But next week could be much warmer than normal and dry.

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Weather Interactives

Anatomy of a tornado

Tornado file

Find out all that you need to know about tornadoes.

Lightning

Lightning file

Reuters

Find out all you need to know about lightning.

Hail

Storm clouds

Find out all that you need to know about hail.

Winter

Winter storm

Find out all that you need to know about winter.

Flooding

Flood waters over street signs

Eric Thayer/Reuters

Find out all that you need to know about flooding.