Weather Science

Our Science Operations Office (SOO) is tasked with keeping our office well-versed with the latest application of weather science. He has compiled resources you may also find interesting, especially if you are weather enthusiast.


The National Weather Service in Rapid City writes scientific papers and studies that are used by the meteorological community and our users. Enjoy reading the papers below. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.