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Severe weather possible for parts of northern, central Plains and Upper Midwest

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the northern and central Plains and Upper Midwest. The areas at risk include parts of western ND, eastern SD, northeastern NE, southwestern MN and northwestern IA. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats, but a tornado or two could occur, as well.
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Rapid City, SD Local Forecast Office

Today

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 26 °C

Tonight

Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Isolated
Thunderstorms

Low: 12 °C

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 27 °C

Thursday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 12 °C

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 22 °C

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 11 °C

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 20 °C

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 7 °C

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. West wind 11 to 18 km/h becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Tonight Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. North wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming west 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Thursday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. East wind around 11 km/h becoming west after midnight.
  • Friday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Northwest wind 10 to 16 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. East wind 13 to 16 km/h.
  • Saturday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
  • Saturday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
  • Sunday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
  • Tuesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 22.