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Heavy Rain and a Few Severe Thunderstorms Across Nation's Mid-Section Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple rounds of thunderstorms across parts of the Missouri River Valley into the Mid-Mississippi and the Tennessee River Valleys through Wednesday night. Local flooding from the heavy rains can be expected in some areas, so Flash Flood Watches are in effect. In addition, some of the stronger storms may produce damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Haze Smoke and Breezy

26°C

79°F

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed N 39 G 52 km/h
Barometer 29.98 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 15°C (59°F)
Visibility 10 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 1 Jul 9:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Today

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Independence
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. North wind 21 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 8 to 16 km/h.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. North wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming west after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 11 to 13 km/h.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
10:28 am MDT Jul 1, 2015
11am MDT Jul 1, 2015-6pm MDT Jul 7, 2015
 
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