Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
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Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

23°C

73°F

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed SW 15 km/h
Barometer 1019.1 mb (30.13 in)
Dewpoint 4°C (40°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 4 May 11:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 24. Southeast wind 11 to 18 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Southeast wind 10 to 18 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 11 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming west after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming northeast 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. North wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 8 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 17 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 24. Southeast wind 11 to 18 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Southeast wind 10 to 18 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming west after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming northeast 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. North wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
11:57 am MDT May 4, 2016
12pm MDT May 4, 2016-6pm MDT May 10, 2016
 
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