The Erik Files: The Weekend is Almost Here!

80's return on Saturday, only to cool down again for Sunday.

** THIS DAY IN WEATHER HISTORY: ON THIS DAY IN 2000: Dry lightning set off numerous fires throughout south-central South Dakota with fires from Rosebud to Winner causing nearly $100,000 in damage.**


Well folks, yesterday you could’ve hit CTRL+C & CTRL + V on your keyboard and you would get today’s weather, as well as tomorrow’s. Short version is Sunny Skies, Haze lingers, temps in the Mid 70’s.

Yesterday was definitely hoodie weather! We had a high of 66 Degrees after a morning start of 47. 76 and 46 is where we should be for this time of the year. 95 was the record high set back in 1961, and 30 was the record low set back in 1965.
042 Rapid City Almanac Yesterday


High Pressure is in control as of now. As long as that High stays in play, the haze, and the sunny skies will stay in play as well. You can see on the bottom right of this graphic, what is now Tropical Depression Sally. As for here, I’ve said it several times, and I will continue to do so, we really need the rain.

Knbn Earth Borders And Roads

TODAY: As stated, it’ll be a carbon copy of yesterday. Hazy conditions will remain with lots of sunshine. We will turn the temp up a few degrees from yesterday. I am going with 74.

Rapid City Skycast Today

TONIGHT: Clear Skies again, with overnight lows in the Upper 40’s. Winds will shift just a bit. They’ll be out of the NE at around 5-10 MPH.
Rapid City Skycast Tonight


Go ahead and hit that CTRL+V again command tomorrow. Sunny skies with highs in the Mid 70’s will be the main player. On Saturday, we will go back up to 87 degrees with a 20% of an evening t-storm chance. After that, we go back into the Upper 70’s for Sunday & Monday, back into the 80’s for Tuesday, and upper 70’s by next Wednesday.2020 7 Day Am Offset Interactive

DON’T FORGET: Fall starts Tuesday @ 7:31 AM MDT.

Enjoy your Thursday!

-Erik Dean

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