Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

Lat: 44.05° N Lon: 103.05° W Elev: 3202 ft.

Overcast

65°F

18°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Jul 4:52 am MDT
Detailed forecast for

Pennington Co Plains

Early This Morning
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Near steady temperature in the mid 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.
Today
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Becoming partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Thursday
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 90. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.
Saturday
Sunny. Highs in the upper 90s.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.
Sunday
Sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.
Monday
Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.
Monday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.
Tuesday
Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.



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226 AM MDT Wed Jul 6 2022
 
 

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