Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains on Friday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding, especially in the mountains of Wyoming.
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Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

49°F

9°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1009.1 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 6 May 4:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Rapid City SD

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then showers likely.  Low around 48. North wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms then
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. East wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind 5 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. East wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then showers likely. Low around 48. North wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
A chance of showers before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. East wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. East wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
4:27 am MDT May 6, 2016
5am MDT May 6, 2016-6pm MDT May 12, 2016
 
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