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Current Conditions

  • 36°
  • Clear
  • Wind: WNW 7 mph
  • Humidity: 46%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 17°
  • Pressure: 30.01 in. +
  • Heat Index: 30

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Forecast data from the National Digital Forecast Database.

5 Day Forecast

  • Monday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 63 °
  • Low: 39 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Tuesday
  • Clear
  • High: 71 °
  • Low: 43 °
  • Clear
  • Wednesday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 53 °
  • Low: 29 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Thursday
  • Mostly Cloudy
  • High: 46 °
  • Low: 27 °
  • Mostly Cloudy
  • Friday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 49 °
  • Low: 27 °
  • Partly Cloudy

Forecast for Custer, South Dakota

Updated: 3:19 AM MDT on January 30, 2015

  • Monday

    A mix of clouds and sun. High 63F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.

  • Monday Night

    Clear skies. Low 39F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Tuesday

    Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 71F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    Partly to mostly cloudy. Low 43F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 53F. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Clear. Low 29F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.

  • Thursday

    Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 46F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy after midnight. Low 27F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Friday

    Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 49F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.

  • Friday Night

    A mostly clear sky. Low 27F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Saturday

    Mostly sunny skies. High 57F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph.

  • Saturday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low 32F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Sunday

    Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 64F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Sunday Night

    Clear to partly cloudy. Low 33F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Monday

    Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 59F. Winds W at 15 to 25 mph.

  • Monday Night

    A few clouds from time to time. Low 34F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Tuesday

    Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 57F. NNE winds shifting to SSE at 10 to 20 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    Mostly clear skies. Low 32F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Partly cloudy skies. High around 55F. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Partly cloudy skies. Low 32F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Thursday

    A few clouds from time to time. High 59F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Mostly clear skies. Low 37F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Local Storm Report 



03/29/2015 0210 am

3 miles WSW of Fairburn, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m53.00 mph, reported by dept of highways.





03/29/2015 0300 am

7 miles SW of Hermosa, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust e60.00 mph, reported by trained spotter.





03/29/2015 0315 am

3 miles se of Fairburn, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust e60.00 mph, reported by trained spotter.





03/29/2015 0430 am

Downtown Custer, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by law enforcement.


            Half a roof torn off




03/29/2015 0210 am

3 miles WSW of Fairburn, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m53.00 mph, reported by dept of highways.





03/29/2015 0300 am

7 miles SW of Hermosa, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust e60.00 mph, reported by trained spotter.





03/29/2015 0315 am

3 miles se of Fairburn, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust e60.00 mph, reported by trained spotter.





03/29/2015 0430 am

Downtown Custer, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by law enforcement.


            Half a roof torn off




03/29/2015 0247 am

Hermosa, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m60 mph, reported by public.


            Facebook report




03/29/2015 0300 am

7 miles SW of Hermosa, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust e60 mph, reported by trained spotter.





03/29/2015 0310 am

3 miles WSW of Fairburn, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m53 mph, reported by dept of highways.





03/29/2015 0315 am

3 miles se of Fairburn, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust e60 mph, reported by trained spotter.





03/29/2015 0430 am

Downtown Custer, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by law enforcement.


            Half a roof torn off





03/29/2015 0210 am

3 miles WSW of Fairburn, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m53.00 mph, reported by dept of highways.





03/29/2015 0210 am

3 miles WSW of Fairburn, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m53.00 mph, reported by dept of highways.





03/29/2015 0210 am

3 miles WSW of Fairburn, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m53.00 mph, reported by dept of highways.





03/29/2015 0210 am

3 miles WSW of Fairburn, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m53.00 mph, reported by dept of highways.





03/29/2015 0210 am

3 miles WSW of Fairburn, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m53.00 mph, reported by dept of highways.





03/29/2015 0210 am

3 miles WSW of Fairburn, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m53.00 mph, reported by dept of highways.





03/29/2015 0210 am

3 miles WSW of Fairburn, Custer County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m53.00 mph, reported by dept of highways.




Personal Weather Stations

Personal Weather Stations [Add your weather station!]

Location: Hay Creek Road, Custer, SD

Updated: 6:53 AM MDT

Temperature: 25.7 °F Dew Point: 17 °F Humidity: 70% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.82 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 26 °F Graphs

Location: U.S. 16, Hill City, SD

Updated: 6:50 AM MDT

Temperature: 32.0 °F Dew Point: 18 °F Humidity: 56% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.04 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Timber Trail, Edgemont, SD

Updated: 6:50 AM MDT

Temperature: 29.8 °F Dew Point: 21 °F Humidity: 69% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.09 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 30 °F Graphs

Location: Mike's Place Black Hills, Hermosa, SD

Updated: 6:40 AM MDT

Temperature: 50.9 °F Dew Point: 20 °F Humidity: 29% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.98 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Prairie Creek, Rapid City, SD

Updated: 6:53 AM MDT

Temperature: 31.7 °F Dew Point: 21 °F Humidity: 65% Wind: SW at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.13 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Bear Country- Copper Canyon, Rapid City, SD

Updated: 6:41 AM MDT

Temperature: 46.0 °F Dew Point: 21 °F Humidity: 36% Wind: West at 4.7 mph Pressure: 29.98 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 44 °F Graphs

Location: copper oaks, Rapid City, SD

Updated: 6:53 AM MDT

Temperature: 43.0 °F Dew Point: 23 °F Humidity: 45% Wind: SSW at 1.8 mph Pressure: 29.92 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 43 °F Graphs

Location: Doc's Place, Hermosa, SD

Updated: 6:53 AM MDT

Temperature: 52.7 °F Dew Point: 18 °F Humidity: 25% Wind: WNW at 7.6 mph Pressure: 28.71 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: University Avenue, Hot Springs, SD

Updated: 6:50 AM MDT

Temperature: 33.8 °F Dew Point: 20 °F Humidity: 56% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.20 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Pacific Avenue, Hot Springs, SD

Updated: 6:50 AM MDT

Temperature: 28.4 °F Dew Point: 23 °F Humidity: 81% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.11 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 28 °F Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion



AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR WESTERN SD AND NORTHEASTERN WY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
239 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
ISSUED AT 240 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

CURRENT SURFACE MAP PLACES WEAK TROF ACROSS THE WESTERN DAKOTAS.
WARM AND DRY THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH FIRE WEATHER THE MAIN
CONCERN. 

UPPER LEVEL RIDGE BUILDS ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS TODAY...AND
REMAIN ACROSS THE AREA FOR TUESDAY. TEMPERATURES NEAR HIGH END OF
GUIDANCE. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS ACROSS THE SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS
TODAY...WITH GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING FOR
TUESDAY. 

.LONG TERM...WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
ISSUED AT 240 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

A STRONG SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL CROSS THE NORTHERN 
PLAINS ON WEDNESDAY...BUT MOISTURE IS VERY LIMITED...AND LITTLE 
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED. A SURFACE COLD FRONT WILL ACCOMPANY THIS 
UPPER DISTURBANCE...BRINGING SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY 
NORTHWEST WINDS TO THE AREA. A SECONDARY TROUGH WILL CROSS THE 
CENTRAL PLAINS TOWARDS THE END OF THE WEEK. MODEL SOLUTIONS NOW 
SHOWING THE BEST BAND OF RAIN/SNOW SOUTH OF THE FORECAST 
AREA...ACROSS SOUTHERN WYOMING...NORTHERN COLORADO...AND NEBRASKA. 
HIGHS FOR THE END OF THE WEEK WILL 

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z TUESDAY MORNING)
ISSUED AT 240 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.
 
&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
ISSUED AT 240 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

DEEP MIXING WILL ALLOW GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS TO DEVELOP ON THE
WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS NORTH AND EAST OF THE BLACK HILLS.
WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15-20 PERCENT AND 20-30 MPH
WINDS...GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS IN THE EXTREME CATEGORY.
WILL ISSUE RED FLAG WARNING FOR SOUTH DAKOTA FIRE ZONES
261-264-265-266. 

WARMER TEMPERATURES FOR TUESDAY...WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
OF 10 TO 15 PERCENT. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS NORTHEAST
WYOMING. WITH COMBINATION OF VERY LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY
WINDS...WILL ISSUE RED FLAG WATCH TUESDAY FOR WYOMING FIRE ZONES
259-297-298. GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE EXTREME
CATEGORY FOR WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA ON TUESDAY. 

&&

.UNR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
SD...RED FLAG WARNING FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MDT THIS 
     EVENING FOR SDZ261-264>266.

WY...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY 
     EVENING FOR WYZ259-297-298.

&&

$$

SHORT TERM...7
LONG TERM...15
AVIATION...15
FIRE WEATHER...7


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