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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1020.1 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 2:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then scattered showers between 7am and 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. South wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Light and variable wind becoming east 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind around 6 mph.
Monday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then scattered showers between 7am and 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. South wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Light and variable wind becoming east 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
2:27 am MDT May 23, 2022
3am MDT May 23, 2022-6pm MDT May 29, 2022
 
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