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From Chief Meteorologist Mike Modrick:
Low Tonight: 64
Winds S 5-10 mph

High Tomorrow: 88
Winds SSE 5-15 mph

Hit-and-miss thunderstorms continue around the Black Hills overnight. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the Hills and northern plains.

Skies are clearing for Wednesday, but another round of thunderstorms will pop up Wednesday night. Then we get a few days off, then another round of thunderstorms for the weekend.

Current Conditions

Mostly Cloudy
85° F
29° C
Mostly Cloudy
Rapid City
  • Feels Like: 85° F 29° C
  • Wind: 12 mph 18 kph at SSE
  • Humidity: 43%
  • Dew point: 60° F 16° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and falling
  • Sunrise: 5:43 AM MDT
  • Sunset: 8:13 PM MDT
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Last updated 3:52 PM MDT on August 04, 2015

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Rapid City Hourly Forecast

6PM
Thunderstorm
79°
Thunderstorm
9PM
Chance of a Thunderstorm
71°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
12AM
Chance of a Thunderstorm
65°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
3AM
Partly Cloudy
63°
Partly Cloudy
6AM
Partly Cloudy
61°
Partly Cloudy
9AM
Partly Cloudy
74°
Partly Cloudy
10 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.
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Normal High: 88°
Normal Low: 59°
Record High: 103° in 2001
Record Low: 45° in 1978
Sunrise: 5:43 am
Sunset: 8:13 pm
Moonrise: 10:44 pm
Moonset: 10:53 am
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