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Area forecast discussion for western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming
National Weather Service Rapid City South Dakota
955 am MST Mon Jan 22 2018

Discussion...(today through sunday)
issued at 250 am MST Mon Jan 22 2018

Water vapor shows upper low over north central Kansas. Best lift
in deformation zone now south and east of the forecast area,
with snow ending across Todd/Tripp counties. Have dropped
remaining headlines.

Weak shortwave in northwest flow may bring some light snow to
portions of northeast Wyoming and the Black Hills tonight. Upper
level ridge builds across the northern plains through the middle
of the week, with dry weather and warm temperatures...with some
50s expected by Thursday. Next upper trof crosses the northern
plains Friday-Saturday and will bring next chance


Aviation...(for the 18z tafs through 18z tuesday)
issued at 954 am MST Mon Jan 22 2018

VFR conditions expected through the forecast period. Only
exception will be brief MVFR/IFR conditions associated with light
snow showers developing tonight across northeast Wyoming and the Black


Unr watches/warnings/advisories...
South Dakota...none.

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