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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 6:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 3 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
5:32 pm MDT Aug 21, 2017
7pm MDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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