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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

14°C

58°F

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed N 26 G 33 km/h
Barometer 1011.8 mb (29.85 in)
Dewpoint -6°C (21°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 30 Apr 5:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Lead SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain and snow showers after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 1 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8am, then scattered rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 8. Breezy, with a northwest wind 27 to 32 km/h increasing to 34 to 39 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 8 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Breezy, with a northwest wind 24 to 34 km/h decreasing to 13 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 0 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow before 8am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain showers after 9am. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a high near 9. Northwest wind 13 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 9 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a chance of snow showers between 10pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 14 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 18.

    Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8am, then scattered rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 8. Breezy, with a northwest wind 27 to 32 km/h increasing to 34 to 39 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Breezy, with a northwest wind 24 to 34 km/h decreasing to 13 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow before 8am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain showers after 9am. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 9. Northwest wind 13 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a chance of snow showers between 10pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 14 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 18.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
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Point Forecast:
Lead SD
 44.35°N 103.77°W (Elev. 1622 m)
3:46 pm MDT Apr 30, 2017
6pm MDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm MDT May 7, 2017
 
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