Shifting Heat Wave from Southern Plains to West; A Very Wet Few Days for East

Oppressive temperatures and dangerous heat indices will linger for another day or two across the Southern Plains/Lower MS Valley, especially TX. Meanwhile, another widespread Heat Wave is beginning across the Southwest, CA and Northwest for this week. Finally, an anomalous upper trough over the East will continue to inundate the Mid-Atlantic region with tropical heavy to excessive rainfall. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

57°F

14°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1023.7 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Jul 3:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City Regional Airport SD

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 61. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Sunny then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 7 to 11 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 61. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 7 to 11 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City Regional Airport SD
 44.04°N 103.06°W (Elev. 3100 ft)
2:46 am MDT Jul 23, 2018
3am MDT Jul 23, 2018-6pm MDT Jul 29, 2018
 
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