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Severe Weather and Flooding From Portions of the Plains to the Mid-Atlantic

A potent spring storm system with abundant moisture will bring a chance of significant severe weather and heavy rain today into tonight. Damaging winds, large hail, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible across the Tennessee Valley, middle Ohio Valley, and portions of the Mid-Atlantic. Heavy rain and flooding are possible from the Ozarks to the Tennessee Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

56°F

13°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 7:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a northwest wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light northwest. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a northwest wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light northwest. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
6:46 am MDT May 27, 2017
8am MDT May 27, 2017-6pm MDT Jun 2, 2017
 
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