Mississippi Valley Summer Heat Wave; Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Possible to the North

A dangerous summer heat wave will continue much of the Plains, Mid/Lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast U.S. today and Thursday. Areas of severe thunderstorms may occur today and again on Thursday from parts of the northern/central Rockies and High Plains into the Ohio Valley and Carolinas. Excessive rainfall over similar areas may bring flash flooding today and Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Jul 6:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

18 Miles ESE Fairburn SD

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind 7 to 13 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 13 mph becoming east in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 99.

    Sunny

    High: 99 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 91.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind 7 to 13 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 13 mph becoming east in the evening.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 99.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
18 Miles ESE Fairburn SD
 43.55°N 102.9°W (Elev. 3199 ft)
6:09 am MDT Jul 6, 2022
7am MDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm MDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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