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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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7 Day Forecast

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Rapid City, SD Local Forecast Office

Late
Afternoon

Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Showers

High: 11 °C

Tonight

Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Showers

Low: 3 °C

Wednesday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

High: 11 °C

Wednesday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

Low: 1 °C

Thursday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 11 °C

Thursday
Night

Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain/Snow

Low: -4 °C

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 9 °C

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 2 °C

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Late Afternoon Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 11. West wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Tonight Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 4am. Low around 3. Breezy, with a west wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Wednesday A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 11. West wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.
  • Wednesday Night A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. West wind 14 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Breezy, with a light west wind becoming northwest 29 to 34 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.
  • Thursday Night A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 7pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 18 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 9.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.