Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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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.

Mostly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 2:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Windy, with a northwest wind 11 to 21 mph increasing to 22 to 32 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Windy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Windy, with a northwest wind 11 to 21 mph increasing to 22 to 32 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
1:57 pm MDT May 28, 2016
3pm MDT May 28, 2016-6pm MDT Jun 4, 2016
 
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