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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

32°C

89°F

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed N 9 km/h
Barometer 1011.6 mb (29.95 in)
Dewpoint 8°C (47°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index30°C (86°F)
Last update 23 Aug 4:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rapid City SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northeast wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming south in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast 11 to 16 km/h in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 9 to 14 km/h becoming light south  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 8 to 13 km/h in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 5 to 13 km/h becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 28.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northeast wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming south in the evening.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast 11 to 16 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 9 to 14 km/h becoming light south after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 8 to 13 km/h in the morning.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 5 to 13 km/h becoming west after midnight.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Rapid City SD
 44.08°N 103.24°W (Elev. 1003 m)
3:29 pm MDT Aug 23, 2017
5pm MDT Aug 23, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 30, 2017
 
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