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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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Rapid City SD

7 Day Forecast

Rapid City, SD

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Overnight

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 11 °C

Wednesday

Windy

Windy

High: 18 °C

Wednesday
Night

Breezy

Breezy

Low: 3 °C

Thursday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 17 °C

Thursday
Night

Breezy

Breezy

Low: 5 °C

Friday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 16 °C

Friday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

Low: 4 °C

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 11 °C

Saturday
Night

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain
Likely

Low: 3 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. South wind 11 to 18 km/h becoming west. Winds could gust as high as 26 km/h.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Windy, with a northwest wind 23 to 33 km/h increasing to 40 to 50 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Breezy, with a northwest wind 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 18 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Breezy, with a northwest wind 23 to 33 km/h increasing to 35 to 45 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Breezy, with a west wind 32 to 42 km/h decreasing to 14 to 24 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Northwest wind 18 to 24 km/h becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
  • Friday Night A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
  • Saturday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 11. Breezy.
  • Saturday Night Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 3. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Sunday Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 4. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Sunday Night Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around -1. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Monday A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 6. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Monday Night A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 9. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

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