Hot temperatures in the Southwest U.S.

Heat is building once again into the Southwest. Temperatures over 100 degrees can be expected in the Desert Southwest through most of this week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West on Tuesday.
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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.

Fair

16°C

60°F

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1022.2 mb (30.25 in)
Dewpoint 12°C (54°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 27 Jun 11:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Areas of smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Southeast wind 8 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 29 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northeast wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 15 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Areas of smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Southeast wind 8 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northeast wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Independence Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
9:12 pm MDT Jun 27, 2016
11pm MDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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