Hot temperatures returning to the Southwest

After a brief reprieve, the southwestern U.S. will heat up again on Sunday and last for several days. Temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees above normal in some locations, with daytime highs reaching 100 degrees in parts of the Inland Empire of southern California, and reaching 100-115 degrees in the deserts of Calif., Nevada and Arizona.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

53°F

12°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 26 Jun 4:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Today

    Today: Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Areas Smoke

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. East wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind around 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind around 7 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. East wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind around 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind around 7 mph becoming south after midnight.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
5:12 am MDT Jun 26, 2016
5am MDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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