Monsoon and Heavy Rain This Weekend

The active monsoon is expected to continue into next week from the Four Corners region and Desert Southwest to the central Rockies. This rainfall may produce flash flooding and debris flows, especially near recent burn scar areas. Locally heavy rain is likely near much of the Gulf Coast this weekend due to a stalled front and weak tropical disturbance. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

94°F

34°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed SE 14 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 13 Aug 3:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light east wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light east wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
2:10 pm MDT Aug 13, 2022
4pm MDT Aug 13, 2022-6pm MDT Aug 20, 2022
 
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