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

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

30°C

86°F

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 1018.5 mb (30.15 in)
Dewpoint 5°C (41°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (83°F)
Last update 26 Jun 1:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 29. Northeast wind around 14 km/h.

    Areas Smoke

    High: 29 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. East wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. North wind 11 to 13 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. East wind around 11 km/h becoming south after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Southeast wind 10 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 8 to 16 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Thursday

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 29. Northeast wind around 14 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. East wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming north after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. North wind 11 to 13 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. East wind around 11 km/h becoming south after midnight.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Southeast wind 10 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 8 to 16 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
11:42 am MDT Jun 26, 2016
2pm MDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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