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

A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday. In addition, locally heavy rainfall and flooding could pose a concern for low lying, urban, and poor drainage areas.
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Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

15°C

59°F

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed W 31 km/h
Barometer 1014.6 mb (29.98 in)
Dewpoint 2°C (36°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 31 May 7:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

Wind Advisory May 31, 09:00am until May 31, 07:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Windy, with a northwest wind 16 to 26 km/h increasing to 38 to 48 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Windy

    High: 17 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Breezy, with a northwest wind 27 to 37 km/h decreasing to 14 to 24 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. West wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northeast wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southeast wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 24.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Windy, with a northwest wind 16 to 26 km/h increasing to 38 to 48 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Breezy, with a northwest wind 27 to 37 km/h decreasing to 14 to 24 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. West wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northeast wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southeast wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
7:42 am MDT May 31, 2016
8am MDT May 31, 2016-6pm MDT Jun 6, 2016
 
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