Heat Will Continue in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the mid-Atlantic and southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. In the central and northern Plains, strong to severe thunderstorms are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

Lat: 44.05°NLon: 103.05°WElev: 3202ft.

Fair

21°C

70°F

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed SE 11 km/h
Barometer 1013.2 mb (30.02 in)
Dewpoint 15°C (59°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 26 Jul 1:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 11 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between noon and 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Southwest wind 10 to 16 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 32 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 8 to 14 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Northeast wind 10 to 14 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 11 km/h.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between noon and 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Southwest wind 10 to 16 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 8 to 14 km/h.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Northeast wind 10 to 14 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming west after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 31.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
12:56 am MDT Jul 26, 2016
2am MDT Jul 26, 2016-6pm MDT Aug 1, 2016
 
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