Friday is round one: Several inches expected Saturday

Snow will taper off towards the lunch hour, but another round will move in late tonight into Saturday, bringing several more inches to the area

ROUND 2 let’s try this again!

Posted by KNBN NewsCenter1 on Friday, February 15, 2019

9:00 AM Update!

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Let’s start off by recapping our Advisories

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY FOR OUR AREA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR OUR AREA

Radar coverage from 4:20 this morning

  • Snow will continue this morning to the lunch hour, dropping around 3-5″ in Rapid City, with locally higher amounts possible elsewhere
  • Blowing snow will be possible with gusty Southeasterly Winds, so be aware of limited visibility at times
  • The system taper off this afternoon, with cloudy skies to follow. Temperatures will struggle to reach 20° in many areas, with the southern portion of our area the exception.
  • Our next round of snow moves in tonight going all the way to Sunday morning. Amounts close to 2-4″ are possible, with more likely the farther North you travel.
  • Light freezing rain will be possible at the beginning, so be cautious Friday night if you plan on travelling.
  • Advisories are expected for Saturday’s system as well, and we will post them as soon as they become available.
  • Chilly temperatures, with negative single digits will move in Saturday night through Monday, but things are expected to at least dry out as we approach Sunday evening
  • The beginning of next week looks cold and dry, but a brief warm up may be possible as we approach the middle of next week

Expected temperatures moving forward

Expected Winds moving forward

Futurecast for the next 48 hours

Expected snow amounts for Saturday’s event. This may be tweaked a little bit before tomorrow

Current Conditions

Hourly Forecast

Extended Forecast

Weather Resources

Rapid City - North

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Spearfish - East

Spearfish - West

Deadwood - East

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Hot Springs - Maverick Junction North

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South Dakota Road Conditions

National Road Conditions

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