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Severe weather possible for parts of northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across portions of the northern Plains, from extreme south-central North Dakota into eastern South Dakota. Isolated severe thunderstorms capable of hail and locally-strong wind gusts are possible.
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Rapid City SD

7 Day Forecast

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Rapid City, SD Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Scattered
Showers

High: 16 °C

Tonight

Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Isolated
Showers

Low: 8 °C

Wednesday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 16 °C

Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 5 °C

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 14 °C

Thursday
Night

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

Low: 1 °C

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 12 °C

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 3 °C

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 19 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Windy, with a northwest wind 35 to 40 km/h increasing to 43 to 48 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Tonight Isolated showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Breezy, with a northwest wind 24 to 34 km/h decreasing to 13 to 23 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Wednesday A 20 percent chance of showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Northwest wind 21 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Northwest wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. West wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
  • Thursday Night A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 12.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 8.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.