Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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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

5°C

41°F

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed NE 11 km/h
Barometer 1019.3 mb (30.05 in)
Dewpoint 2°C (36°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill2°C (36°F)
Last update 29 Apr 8:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly after 1am.  Low around 3. North wind 8 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 3 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain before 7am, then rain and snow between 7am and 10am, then rain after 10am.  High near 7. Breezy, with a north wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 27 to 32 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 7 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Breezy, with a north wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Northeast wind 11 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 2. Northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 2 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 15. West wind around 11 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 15 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 19.

    Sunny

    High: 19 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain, mainly after 1am. Low around 3. North wind 8 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Rain before 7am, then rain and snow between 7am and 10am, then rain after 10am. High near 7. Breezy, with a north wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 27 to 32 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Breezy, with a north wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Northeast wind 11 to 16 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 2. Northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 15. West wind around 11 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 19.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 23.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
6:42 pm MDT Apr 29, 2016
9pm MDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm MDT May 6, 2016
 
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