Rapid City is likely to hit 90° for the first time since July.
Sunny skies take over as we head into the weekend, helping to push the thermometer higher than it's been in weeks.
Heat wave continues
Black Hills heat wave continues
Taylor Nicolaisen's 6:00 Friday forecast
Friday 6:00 forecast
Monday 6:00 forecast
Northerly winds will usher in slightly cooler temperatures to start our work week.
Warm air and lots of sunshine is in the forecast for Sunday.
As the warmer air slides in, Monday will turn out to be a relatively mild day.
After a very windy and cold Saturday, there will be improvement with both the winds and temperatures for our Sunday.
Friday 6:00 Forecast
Most places are recognizing the New Year's holiday for Monday, and it may be a good day to just camp out indoors.
You will notice clouds increasing over the area from north to south as we move throughout the first day of 2017.
We had a ton of improvement from Sunday's blizzard to Monday's afternoon sunshine. Even more improvement is in the forecast for Tuesday.
Weather conditions will rapidly improve as we move through Sunday night into the day on Monday.
By Christmas morning, the snow will get going. It will likely continue throughout the day and eventually wrap up late Christmas night or very early Monday morning.