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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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Overcast

47°F

8°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 41°F (5°C)
Last update on 18 Apr 12:52 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: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Windy

    Windy

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Windy

    Windy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 51. North wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 36. Breezy, with a north wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 29 to 34 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 43 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
Last Update: 12:27 pm MDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 2pm MDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm MDT Apr 24, 2015
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