Widespread Heat This Week; Monsoon Rain Lingers

Widespread heat concerns are expected through at least midweek as high pressure covers a large portion of the U.S., especially the Central half. Excessive heat warnings and watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the northern Plains to the northwestern Gulf Coast and in parts of the West. Flood watches continue in parts of the Southwest due to the heavy monsoon rain threat. 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 23%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1010.0 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 26 Jul 6:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Colonial Pine Hills SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North wind around 6 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Haze

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 98. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Haze

    High: 98 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Widespread haze. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 8 to 11 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Haze

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Widespread haze. Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Haze

    High: 98 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North wind around 6 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Tuesday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 98. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
Widespread haze. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 8 to 11 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday
Widespread haze. Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Colonial Pine Hills SD
 43.96°N 103.38°W (Elev. 4400 ft)
5:33 pm MDT Jul 26, 2021
7pm MDT Jul 26, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 2, 2021
 
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