9:20 AM UPDATE: Snow and mixed precipitation falling in Rapid City

A mix of rain and snow could take place, along with very dense fog in some areas


  • A mixture of snow, sleet, graupel, rain, and ice pellets are falling in the Rapid City area
  • Slick roads and light accumulations are possible, so take it slow and remember to increase your stopping distance and reduce speed
  • Low visibility is still an issue in higher elevations as well
  • several switch overs will take place this morning going into this afternoon, be on alert to rapidly changing road conditions, particularly in the Black Hills and the eastern foothills
  • Chances for mixed precipitation continue well into tonight and into Wednesday afternoon



  • A dense fog advisory is in effect for areas of the Black Hills until 9 am today, including the eastern foothills and Rapid City

  • This is a look at Silver City near Highway 44. Notice there’s not much to see, very dense fog in some areas this morning

  • Dense fog could cause issues for areas of the Black Hills, particularly along the eastern slopes
  • Rain will begin to increase across the area as well going into the lunch hour and afternoon
  • With temperatures struggling to break 40°, its very possible we could see a mix of rain/snow with minor accumulations

  • Current visibility is fair as you travel West of the Black Hills into Wyoming. Dense fog advisories remain in place until 9 am today
  • Fog will likely return this evening going into Wednesday morning, along with further rain showers

  • This is a ballpark estimate of how much rain we might receive by Thursday morning.
  • Areas near Sheridan Wyoming could receive a good amount of rainfall

  • Areas of the Black Hills could see minor accumulations of snow before all is said and done
  • These accumulations could sneak into the Eastern foothills as well, including areas of highway 16 Southwest of Rapid City
  • Combined with dense fog, this could cause slick conditions and low visibility, use caution

Here is your 7 day and current road conditions posted below.

Current Conditions




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