Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

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

Fair

8°C

46°F

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1012.2 mb (29.90 in)
Dewpoint 6°C (43°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 26 May 1:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 9 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 21. West wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 21 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 8 to 14 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 9 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 21. North wind 11 to 14 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 21 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northeast wind 5 to 13 km/h becoming west in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 22 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 10 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. West wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 8 to 14 km/h.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. North wind 11 to 14 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northeast wind 5 to 13 km/h becoming west in the evening.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
2:12 am MDT May 26, 2016
2am MDT May 26, 2016-6pm MDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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