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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

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9 Miles SSE Hot Springs SD

7 Day Forecast

Rapid City, SD

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 34 °F

Thursday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 66 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 36 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 69 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 40 °F

Saturday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 67 °F

Saturday
Night

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Showers
Likely

Low: 41 °F

Sunday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 54 °F

Sunday
Night

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Showers
Likely

Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
  • Saturday A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. East wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Saturday Night Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Sunday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Sunday Night Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Monday A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Breezy.
  • Monday Night A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Southern Foot Hills, SD