Dangerous Heat in a Couple of Locations; Active Monsoon

Dangerous heat continues in a couple of locations today. In the Pacific Northwest to the central Valley of California and across the Gulf Coast region from the western Florida Panhandle to eastern Texas. Meanwhile, the monsoon threat of heavy rainfall and flooding will be possible in the Four Corners region and west Texas today, with a more significant threat on Friday in Arizona and New Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

89°F

32°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed SE 6 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 17 Aug 3:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Ellsworth Air Force Base SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southeast wind around 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 87. North wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southeast wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 87. North wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Ellsworth Air Force Base SD
 44.15°N 103.1°W (Elev. 3202 ft)
2:07 pm MDT Aug 17, 2022
4pm MDT Aug 17, 2022-6pm MDT Aug 24, 2022
 
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