Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Custer, Custer County Airport (KCUT)

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

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 7:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Mount Rushmore SD

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 7 to 11 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southeast.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 7 to 11 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southeast.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Mount Rushmore SD
 43.87°N 103.46°W (Elev. 5000 ft)
6:33 am MDT Aug 20, 2019
8am MDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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