Heavy Rain with Flooding Possible in the Southwest U.S. and Upper Midwest; Heat Continues in the East

Widespread showers and thunderstorms in the Four Corners region and northern Plains into the Upper Midwest today may bring heavy to excessive rainfall with a potential for scattered instances of flash and urban flooding. Dangerous heat will continue to impact the Midwest and Ohio Valley today and peak in the Mid-Atlantic/I-95 Urban Corridor this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Jun 8:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City Regional Airport SD

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Areas of fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind around 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    High: 65 °F

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Low: 56 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    High: 83 °F

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

  • Saturday Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. East wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Low: 57 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    High: 90 °F

    Sunny

  • Sunday Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Low: 64 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    High: 94 °F

    Sunny

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Low: 60 °F

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 85.

    High: 85 °F

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Areas of fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind around 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. East wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City Regional Airport SD
 44.04°N 103.06°W (Elev. 3100 ft)
8:10 am MDT Jun 21, 2024
8am MDT Jun 21, 2024-6pm MDT Jun 27, 2024
 
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