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Severe Weather Threat Will Continue Through the Weekend

The risk for severe thunderstorms continues through the weekend. The main threat will shift from parts of eastern Texas into the Ozark Plateau and spread into the lower Mississippi Valley by Saturday afternoon and evening. Severe storms are possible in the Tennessee Valley and southern Plains Sunday. Storms may contain damaging winds, hail and an isolated tornado. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

13°C

56°F

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed SE 20 km/h
Barometer 1013.4 mb (29.91 in)
Dewpoint 1°C (33°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 25 Mar 10:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Lead SD

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 15 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain before 5am, then rain and snow.  Low around 1. Northeast wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Rain
    then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 10am, then gradually ending.  High near 9. North wind 11 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around a centimeter possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 9 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. North wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming south after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 13. South wind 10 to 13 km/h.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 13 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain after midnight, mixing with snow after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Southeast wind 11 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 1 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 9am.  High near 8. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    High: 8 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain and snow likely before 3am, then a slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 0 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Rain before 5am, then rain and snow. Low around 1. Northeast wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 10am, then gradually ending. High near 9. North wind 11 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around a centimeter possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. North wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming south after midnight.
Monday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 13. South wind 10 to 13 km/h.
Monday Night
A chance of rain after midnight, mixing with snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Southeast wind 11 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 9am. High near 8. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely before 3am, then a slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 12.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Friday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9.
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Point Forecast:
Lead SD
 44.35°N 103.77°W (Elev. 1622 m)
9:30 am MDT Mar 25, 2017
11am MDT Mar 25, 2017-6pm MDT Mar 31, 2017
 
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