Skip to main content
The Facility
Directions, weather and travel information.

Current weather conditions at the Yates Complex:

Weather Underground PWS KSDLEAD11

Click for detailed weather data.

Due to severe winter weather conditions in the Black Hills, we will delay the start of SURF day shift operations to 9 am on Monday, Oct 21. Cages will begin running at that time as well.

In the event of poor weather conditions, Sanford Lab employees can contact supervisiors for information. Employees, researchers, contractors and other visitors may also call the Sanford Lab Operations Status/Weather Line at (605) 722-0002 or check Facebook or Twitter. 

Check this National Weather Service link for weather in Lead or check this general link to the National Weather Service in Rapid City, S.D.

You will be driving through a residential neighborhood on Mill Street and Summit Street. Please watch for children playing by the road. The speed limit is 20 mph.

Directions from Rapid City Regional Airport