Extensive Severe Weather Potential and Tropical Storm Cristobal

Severe thunderstorms are expected from the central Plains into parts of the East today, especially in the Northeast and northern Mid-Atlantic, where damaging winds are likely. Tropical Storm Cristobal will remain over the Bay of Campeche and eastern Mexico the next few days. There is a risk of storm surge, heavy rain and wind impacts from Cristobal this weekend along parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SE 15 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Jun 10:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid Valley SD

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 79. South wind 11 to 13 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 79. South wind 11 to 13 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid Valley SD
 44.06°N 103.15°W (Elev. 3107 ft)
10:57 am MDT Jun 3, 2020
11am MDT Jun 3, 2020-6pm MDT Jun 9, 2020
 
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