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Chance of severe thunderstorms in the Plains on Friday

Scattered strong to severe storms will be possible from northeast Colorado and northwest Kansas into Nebraska Friday afternoon and evening, then overnight across portions of the central and northern Plains. Large hail and strong wind gusts will be the primary threats, although a tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Rapid City SD

7 Day Forecast

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Today

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 77 °F

Tonight

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Heavy
Rain

Low: 59 °F

Saturday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 73 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 54 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 71 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 49 °F

Monday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 72 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 56 °F

Tuesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind around 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Saturday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Saturday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
  • Monday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
  • Monday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
  • Tuesday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
  • Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.