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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Light Rain Fog/Mist

8°C

47°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NW 13 km/h
Barometer 29.93 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 7°C (44°F)
Visibility 4.83 km
Wind Chill 6°C (43°F)
Last update on 18 Apr 1:52 pm MDT

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

Lat: 44.05°N Lon: 103.05°W Elev: 3202ft.

For More Weather Information:

Rapid City, SD Local Forecast Office

Rapid City SD

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Showers

    High: 11 °C

  • Tonight

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    Low: 2 °C

  • Sunday

    Windy

    Windy

    High: 11 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Windy

    Windy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Monday

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 11 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 15 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 2 °C

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 11. North wind 14 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 2. Breezy, with a north wind 14 to 24 km/h increasing to 30 to 40 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Windy, with a north wind 32 to 42 km/h increasing to 45 to 55 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Windy, with a northwest wind 38 to 48 km/h decreasing to 16 to 26 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Breezy, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Breezy, with a northwest wind 22 to 32 km/h decreasing to 10 to 20 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 15.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
Last Update: 12:27 pm MDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 3pm MDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm MDT Apr 24, 2015
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