Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Custer, Custer County Airport (KCUT)

Lat: 43.73°NLon: 103.62°WElev: 5600ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed E 17 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 26 Jun 3:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Mount Rushmore SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 54. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Areas Smoke

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 54. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Mount Rushmore SD
 43.87°N 103.46°W (Elev. 5000 ft)
3:42 pm MDT Jun 26, 2016
4pm MDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 3, 2016
 
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