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A Few Severe Thunderstorms Possible

A few severe thunderstorms are expected into Wednesday morning across portions of the Texas South Plains, northwest Texas, and southwest Oklahoma. Storms could contain heavy rain, hail, damaging winds and possibly a tornado.
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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.

Overcast

14°C

57°F

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SE 17 km/h
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.0 mb)
Dewpoint 11°C (52°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 5 May 10:52 pm MDT

Extended Forecast

  • Overnight

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    Low: 10 °C

  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 17 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 7 °C

  • Thursday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 13 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Friday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 13 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 4 °C

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 8 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    Low: 3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 10. Southeast wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms after noon. High near 17. Southeast wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming north 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 7. Breezy, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Breezy, with a northwest wind 26 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. North wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. North wind around 14 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 8. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers. Low around 3. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 8. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 12.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
10:27 pm MDT May 5, 2015
12am MDT May 6, 2015-6pm MDT May 12, 2015
 
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