Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 7:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

Wind Advisory until August 14, 09:00am
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    Wind Advisory until August 14, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Fri

    Wind Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a north wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 60. North wind 11 to 16 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a north wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 60. North wind 11 to 16 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
6:30 am MDT Aug 14, 2020
8am MDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm MDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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