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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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Rapid City SD

7 Day Forecast

Rapid City, SD

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Tonight

Breezy

Breezy

Low: 4 °C

Thursday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 18 °C

Thursday
Night

Breezy

Breezy

Low: 6 °C

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 19 °C

Friday
Night

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

Low: 5 °C

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 17 °C

Saturday
Night

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Showers
Likely

Low: 6 °C

Sunday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 11 °C

Sunday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 2 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a northwest wind 32 to 42 km/h decreasing to 16 to 26 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 km/h increasing to 32 to 37 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Breezy, with a northwest wind 24 to 34 km/h decreasing to 14 to 24 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 13 to 23 km/h becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.
  • Friday Night A 20 percent chance of showers after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. East wind 18 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
  • Saturday A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Southeast wind 18 to 23 km/h increasing to 24 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Saturday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and 1am, then showers likely after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 6. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Sunday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 11. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Sunday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 2. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Monday Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Monday Night A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Tuesday A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Breezy.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Rapid City, SD