Mid-Atlantic Slowly Improving, while Showers Persist in the Southwest

A nearly-stationary coastal low off the Mid-Atlantic will slowly move east, which will allow for gradually diminishing showers and coastal impacts. Low pressure producing showers and thunderstorms with locally heavy rain that could produce flash flooding will remain over the Southwest. A powerful storm will bring coastal impacts and high winds to western and northwestern Alaska. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed N 14 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1022.8 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Oct 11:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 49. East wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Areas of frost before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Areas Frost
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Patchy frost after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Frost

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west in the evening.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 49. East wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Areas of frost before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Friday Night
Patchy frost after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Columbus Day
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
10:18 am MDT Oct 5, 2022
12pm MDT Oct 5, 2022-6pm MDT Oct 11, 2022
 
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