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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Overcast and Breezy

46°F

8°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed N 22 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1009.1 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 23 Mar 5:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. North wind 8 to 13 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. North wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. North wind 8 to 13 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south in the evening.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 55. North wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Monday Night
A chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
4:32 pm MDT Mar 23, 2017
6pm MDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm MDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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