Severe Weather Across the Northern Tier of the Country; Heat Builds Across the Center of the Nation

A frontal boundary will focus the threat for showers and thunderstorms, some severe, across the northern tier of the country through Tuesday. Meanwhile, dangerous heat will expand across the center of the nation through at least the middle of the week. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Great Basin, portions of the Plains and interior Alaska. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

67°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Jul 11:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 13 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 11 mph becoming south in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light south wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 91.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 13 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 11 mph becoming south in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light south wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 91.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 98.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
11:50 pm MDT Jul 4, 2022
12am MDT Jul 5, 2022-6pm MDT Jul 10, 2022
 
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