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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport (KRAP)

Lat: 44.05°NLon: 103.05°WElev: 3202ft.

Fair

12°C

54°F

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed N 20 km/h
Barometer 1003.8 mb (29.64 in)
Dewpoint 5°C (41°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill10°C (50°F)
Last update 23 Mar 9:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Lead SD

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 9. North wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 9 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow before 4am, then a chance of snow.  Low around -1. Northwest wind 14 to 21 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: -1 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 11 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 1. East wind 10 to 18 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 1 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Southwest wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 15 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. East wind 11 to 13 km/h becoming northwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Rain

    High: 11 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 12 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 9. North wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Rain and snow before 4am, then a chance of snow. Low around -1. Northwest wind 14 to 21 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1. East wind 10 to 18 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Southwest wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. East wind 11 to 13 km/h becoming northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 10.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 1.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9.
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Point Forecast:
Lead SD
 44.35°N 103.77°W (Elev. 1622 m)
9:02 am MDT Mar 23, 2017
10am MDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm MDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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