Cold Temperatures Across the Northern and Central Plains; Severe Weather Potential for the East

Severe weather and heavy rainfall potential along with warm temperatures will affect the eastern portions of the country through Sunday as a cold front tracks eastward. Meanwhile, much colder air across portions of the Plains will bring frost and freeze conditions into Sunday morning. Dry, mild and breezy conditions linger for the four-corner region where elevated to critical fire weather remains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.34 in (1029.6 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 22 May 12:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

Freeze Warning until May 22, 08:00am
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Freeze Warning
  •  
    Freeze Warning until May 22, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Sun

    Freeze Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Widespread frost, mainly after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 31. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Frost

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Widespread frost before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 62. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Frost then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. East wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Widespread frost, mainly after 3am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 31. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Widespread frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 62. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. East wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
12:07 am MDT May 22, 2022
1am MDT May 22, 2022-6pm MDT May 28, 2022
 
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