Hazardous Heat Across the Western US into the Northern Plains; Heavy Rain and Flooding Possible in the South

Hazardous heat will persist over much of interior California, the central Great Basin, northern Rockies and Northern Plains into Thursday. Heavy to excessive rainfall will persist across the Southeast US. through mid-week. The Southwest Monsoon will continue to bring a flash flooding threat to the Four Corners Region this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 23 Jul 11:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

Fire Weather Watch July 25, 12:00pm until July 25, 11:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Low: 69 °F

    Haze

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Widespread haze after 8am. Patchy smoke before 8am. Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    High: 101 °F

    Haze

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: Widespread haze before 1am, then widespread haze after 2am. Patchy smoke between 1am and 2am. Mostly clear, with a low around 73. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Low: 73 °F

    Haze

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 104. South wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    High: 104 °F

    Hot

  • Thursday Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Low: 75 °F

    Partly Cloudy

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 97. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    High: 97 °F

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

  • Friday Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Low: 67 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    High: 97 °F

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Saturday Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Low: 65 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
Widespread haze after 8am. Patchy smoke before 8am. Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday Night
Widespread haze before 1am, then widespread haze after 2am. Patchy smoke between 1am and 2am. Mostly clear, with a low around 73. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 104. South wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 97. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 95.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 98.
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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

 
Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
11:30 pm MDT Jul 23, 2024
12am MDT Jul 24, 2024-6pm MDT Jul 30, 2024
 
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