Dangerous Heat and Humidity Over The East

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over much of the east over the next couple of days. Afternoon high temperatures are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. The dangerous heat wave will impact major I-95 cities from North Carolina to New York. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair and Breezy

23°C

73°F

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed S 33 km/h
Barometer 1016.3 mb (30.09 in)
Dewpoint 14°C (57°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 25 Jul 7:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Sunny, with a high near 34. South wind 11 to 21 km/h.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 10 to 14 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 10 to 18 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. North wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 34. South wind 11 to 21 km/h.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 10 to 14 km/h.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 10 to 18 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. North wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming west after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 32.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
6:41 am MDT Jul 25, 2016
8am MDT Jul 25, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 31, 2016
 
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