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...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
LIGHTNING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
THUNDERSTORMS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301 NIOBRARA/LOWER
ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY LITTLE
RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE AS WELL THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY
THURSDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW
HUMIDITIES...GUSTY WINDS AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS COULD CREATE
CRITICAL AND DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

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First Alert Forecast

Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 61°

The best chance for severe storms tonight, and again on Thursday, is likely to be in parts of Montana and North Dakota. However, an isolated storm or two could still develop in KOTA Territory.

Thursday will be hot day before a cold front brings cooler temperatures and lower humidity for a sunny and dry weekend.

 

 

 

7-Day Forecast: Rapid City

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 61°

Mostly Sunny; Isolated Evening T-Storms Possible; winds SE 15-25 mph

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 95°
  • 68°

Partly Cloudy; Isolated Afternoon T-Storms Possible; winds variable 10-15 mph

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 63°

Mostly Sunny; winds NE 10-15 mph

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 59°

Mostly Sunny

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 56°

Mostly Sunny

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 56°

Mostly Sunny

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 60°

Partly Cloudy; Afternoon T-Storms Possible

Currently in Rapid City as of

  • 82°(Feels like 85°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SE @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 30.07 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:31
  • Sunset: 20:26
  • Humidity: 58%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Sheridan

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 97°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 100°
  • 62°

Clear

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 53°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 52°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 51°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 53°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 56°

Clear

Currently in Sheridan as of

  • 94°(Feels like 89°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: VRB @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.96 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:44
  • Sunset: 20:44
  • Humidity: 16%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Gillette

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 97°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 99°
  • 66°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 54°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 51°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 52°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 55°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 59°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Gillette as of

  • 86°(Feels like 87°)
  • Light Rain
  • Wind: SSE @ 20 mph, gusting to 28 mph
  • Barometer: 30.03 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:40
  • Sunset: 20:37
  • Humidity: 45%
  • UV Index: 7.00

7-Day Forecast: Custer

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 96°
  • 59°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 56°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 51°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 74°
  • 50°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 50°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 77°
  • 54°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Custer as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: E @ 15 mph, gusting to 21 mph
  • Barometer: 30.24 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:34
  • Sunset: 20:27
  • Humidity: 71%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Philip

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 101°
  • 65°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 63°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 57°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 58°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 57°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 59°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Philip as of

  • 87°(Feels like 88°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SE @ 14 mph, gusting to 28 mph
  • Barometer: 30.05 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:25
  • Sunset: 20:20
  • Humidity: 40%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Pine Ridge

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 103°
  • 66°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 66°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 55°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 55°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 55°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 60°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Pine Ridge as of

  • 86°(Feels like 90°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: E @ 15 mph, gusting to 23 mph
  • Barometer: 30.12 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:32
  • Sunset: 20:21
  • Humidity: 53%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Scottsbluff

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 96°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 101°
  • 64°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 97°
  • 63°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 58°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 54°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 57°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 60°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Scottsbluff as of

  • 89°(Feels like 93°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SE @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.11 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:40
  • Sunset: 20:22
  • Humidity: 48%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Regional Conditions

Rapid City
82°
Sheridan
94°
Gillette
86°
Custer
73°
Philip
87°
Pine Ridge
86°
Scottsbluff
89°
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