Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Midwest; Flash Flooding Possible from the Upper Midwest to Southern Plains and Desert Southwest Through Friday

Portions of the Upper Midwest will see an increased threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening, with a few strong tornadoes possible. The same region remains on alert for additional flash flood concerns. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding across the Desert Southwest today, and Southern Plains by Friday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Overcast

55°F

13°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 20 Sep 1:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday
A chance of showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
1:19 pm MDT Sep 20, 2018
2pm MDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm MDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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