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
9:00 AM Update!
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
The Rapid City traffic cameras have not updated since 2/12/21
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