Memorial Day Weekend: Saturday's Weather Concerns

The start of the Memorial day weekend will feature a number of weather hazards. Severe storms are expected in the north-central Plains and perhaps across New England. Critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Four Corners region. The Northwest will be unsettled with cooler temperatures, showers and mountain snow. A few record highs are likely in the south-central Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Custer, Custer County Airport (KCUT)

Lat: 43.73°NLon: 103.62°WElev: 5600ft.

Fair

23°C

73°F

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 39 km/h
Barometer 1003.7 mb (29.83 in)
Dewpoint 4°C (39°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 27 May 6:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WSW Mount Rushmore SD

Severe T-storm Watch until May 27, 09:00pm
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    Severe T-storm Watch until May 27, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Fri

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 21 to 26 km/h becoming west 13 to 18 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 21 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. West wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. West wind 18 to 23 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 17 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 6. Northwest wind 10 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Steady temperature around 8. West wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 8 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers after midnight.  Low around 3. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 8 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 21 to 26 km/h becoming west 13 to 18 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. West wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. West wind 18 to 23 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 6. Northwest wind 10 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Memorial Day
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Steady temperature around 8. West wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers after midnight. Low around 3. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WSW Mount Rushmore SD
 43.87°N 103.52°W (Elev. 1874 m)
6:45 pm MDT May 27, 2022
7pm MDT May 27, 2022-6pm MDT Jun 3, 2022
 
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