Severe Thunderstorms in the Central U.S. Today; Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible today and Thursday across parts of the central Plains into the Upper Midwest and mid Mississippi Valley. Damaging winds, large hail and flooding should be the main threats. A record-breaking and dangerous heatwave is coming to the West. Dozens of daily high temperature records could be broken starting this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Custer, Custer County Airport (KCUT)

Lat: 43.73°NLon: 103.62°WElev: 5600ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 25%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1006.4 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 23 Jun 3:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Mount Rushmore SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. North wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. North wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. North wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. North wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Mount Rushmore SD
 43.85°N 103.52°W (Elev. 6109 ft)
3:34 pm MDT Jun 23, 2021
4pm MDT Jun 23, 2021-6pm MDT Jun 30, 2021
 
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