Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains, Midwest, And Southeast

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast through Thursday over portions of the Plains, Midwest,and southeast U.S. A few of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-Mountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Overcast

25°C

77°F

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed E 22 km/h
Barometer 1019.1 mb (30.15 in)
Dewpoint 12°C (53°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (78°F)
Last update 30 Jun 4:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. East wind around 16 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southeast wind 10 to 18 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 14 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. South wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 24 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 10 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 10 to 16 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. East wind around 16 km/h.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southeast wind 10 to 18 km/h.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. South wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 24 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 10 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 10 to 16 km/h.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Independence Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 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)
3:43 pm MDT Jun 30, 2016
4pm MDT Jun 30, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 7, 2016
 
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