Preview of NWS' New Point Forecast Icons
Effective July 7, 2015, NWS will implement changes to the icons depicted on all of its Point Forecast pages. Highlights will include new icons with increased clarity, 6-hour increments for rapidly changing weather and new color blocks to highlight forecast hazards.

You may preview these updates in real time for this location. View additional details, and send any comments to icons@noaa.gov.

Please note the preview site is not operational, so performance may be slow during periods of peak access.

Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, New England, flash flooding possible across southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Thurs. afternoon and evening across parts of the central & southern Plains, with large hail, damaging winds & a few tornadoes possible. There is also a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms across New England, where damaging wind gusts will be the main threat. Flash flooding is also possible across TX, OK and KS.
Read More...

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 9:52 am MDT

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then numerous showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 70. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening...then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Friday
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast after midnight.
Saturday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 50.
Sunday
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
Monday
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s.
Tuesday
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s.
  Click Map For Detailed Forecast
358 AM MDT THU MAY 28 2015
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Graph

National Digital Forecast Database