Severe Storms Possible in the South; Southwest Critical Fire Weather Threats

Severe storms with large to very large hail, damaging winds, a couple of tornadoes, and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding may develop across the eastern South Plains to the Deep South. Dry, gusty winds in the Southwest will keep fire weather threats critical. Elevated fire weather threats also in portions of the East. Cool and snowy in the Northern Tier states and West mountains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Mostly Cloudy and Windy

35°F

2°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed N 30 G 39 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 23 Apr 9:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. North wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain and snow before 10pm, then a chance of snow between 10pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Light southeast wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain before 7am, then a slight chance of rain after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain, mainly after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.

    Chance Rain

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 44. North wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain and snow before 10pm, then a chance of snow between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Light southeast wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of rain before 7am, then a slight chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
6:52 am MDT Apr 23, 2021
10am MDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm MDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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