Heat Will Continue in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the mid-Atlantic and southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. In the central and northern Plains, strong to severe thunderstorms are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

22°C

72°F

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SE 6 km/h
Barometer 1013.4 mb (30.02 in)
Dewpoint 14°C (58°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 25 Jul 9:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Lead SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming northeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. East wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Northeast wind around 11 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northeast wind around 11 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Southwest wind around 11 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 25 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 25 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming northeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. East wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Northeast wind around 11 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northeast wind around 11 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Southwest wind around 11 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Lead SD
 44.35°N 103.77°W (Elev. 1622 m)
7:57 pm MDT Jul 25, 2016
10pm MDT Jul 25, 2016-6pm MDT Aug 1, 2016
 
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