More Heavy Rain and Severe Thunderstorms Forecast for Central U.S. Wednesday Night into Thursday

Parts of Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri which saw 3+ inches of rain to begin this week are forecast to see potentially another inch or more Wednesday night as another front sets up over the area. Along with the heavy rain, severe thunderstorms will again be possible with large hail the main threat. Severe thunderstorms will then take aim on parts of the Southern Plains and Northeast Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Light Snow Fog/Mist and Breezy

33°F

1°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed N 24 mph
Barometer 29.52 in (1001.8 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 22 May 4:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

Winter Weather Advisory until May 22, 09:00am
Flood Warning until May 26, 02:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
Flood Warning
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until May 22, 09:00am
    Flood Warning until May 26, 02:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow.  Patchy fog. Low around 33. North wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 9am.  Patchy fog before 5pm. High near 45. North wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Patchy Fog
    then Rain
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers before 7pm, then rain, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Low around 40. East wind 7 to 11 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of rain before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow. Patchy fog. Low around 33. North wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Wednesday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 9am. Patchy fog before 5pm. High near 45. North wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before 7pm, then rain, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Low around 40. East wind 7 to 11 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
2:58 am MDT May 22, 2019
5am MDT May 22, 2019-6pm MDT May 28, 2019
 
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