Fire Weather Threats for the Inter-Mountain West; Storm Potential Plains and Mid-Atlantic

Frontal systems moving into the northwestern states will bring gusty winds and critical fire weather threats through the weekend for portions of the Great Basin and North/Central Rockies. As these frontal systems reach the Plains, they will interact with deep moisture to produce strong to severe storms with damaging winds and heavy rain. A front in the Mid-Atlantic could also produce storms today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Overcast

72°F

22°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1012.1 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Aug 9:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles E Piedmont SD

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 8 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 10pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 8 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 10pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles E Piedmont SD
 44.24°N 103.37°W (Elev. 3648 ft)
10:06 am MDT Aug 23, 2019
10am MDT Aug 23, 2019-6pm MDT Aug 29, 2019
 
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