Isolated Severe Thunderstorms Across Southern U.S.; Heat Continues In West

Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible from the Southeast to Southern Plains today. Other thunderstorms may produce localized flash flooding across the Great Lakes, Midwest, and Mid Atlantic. Finally, the ongoing heat wave continues in the West and will expand into the Rockies by the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

A Few Clouds

21°C

69°F

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed N 17 km/h
Barometer 1023.1 mb (30.25 in)
Dewpoint 2°C (35°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 28 May 3:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Ellsworth Air Force Base SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. North wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 26 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 22. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 22 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 11pm and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Southeast wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 10 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 21. East wind 8 to 13 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 24 to 29 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. North wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 26 km/h.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 22. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 11pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Southeast wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21. East wind 8 to 13 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 24 to 29 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Ellsworth Air Force Base SD
 44.12°N 103.12°W (Elev. 956 m)
3:59 pm MDT May 28, 2020
4pm MDT May 28, 2020-6pm MDT Jun 4, 2020
 
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