Threat For Heavy Rainfall And Flash Flooding Continues From The Mid South To The Mid Atlantic; Critical Fire Weather Over The Western U.S.

A slow moving low pressure system will bring a continued threat for heavy rainfall and flooding from portions of the Mid South to the Ohio Valley and Mid Atlantic through midweek. Some areas could see locally significant flooding. Out west,very dry humidity combined with gusty winds will lead to a continued threat for critical fire weather and dry thunderstorms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Mostly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Sep 12:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. North wind 11 to 16 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. North wind 11 to 16 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
A chance of showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
1:04 pm MDT Sep 24, 2018
1pm MDT Sep 24, 2018-6pm MDT Sep 30, 2018
 
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