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  • 49°
  • Overcast
  • Wind: North 4 mph
  • Humidity: 90%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 46°
  • Pressure: 29.85 in. 0

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5 Day Forecast

  • Tuesday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 61 °
  • Low: 46 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wednesday
  • Thunderstorm
  • High: 69 °
  • Low: 49 °
  • T-Storms
  • Thursday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 66 °
  • Low: 49 °
  • Chance of T-Storms
  • Friday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 56 °
  • Low: 41 °
  • Chance of T-Storms
  • Saturday
  • Overcast
  • High: 59 °
  • Low: 44 °
  • Overcast

Forecast for Custer, South Dakota

Updated: 6:05 PM MDT on January 25, 2015

  • Monday

    Mostly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 40s.

  • Monday Night

    Cloudy. Low 42F. Winds light and variable.

  • Tuesday

    Considerable clouds early. Some decrease in clouds later in the day. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 61F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    A few clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 46F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Scattered thunderstorms in the morning becoming more widespread in the afternoon. High 69F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

  • Wednesday Night

    Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms before midnight. Low 49F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Thursday

    Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High 66F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

  • Thursday Night

    Variably cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Low 49F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

  • Friday

    Mostly cloudy with showers and a few thunderstorms. High 56F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

  • Friday Night

    Cloudy. Low 41F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Saturday

    Overcast. High 59F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Saturday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low 44F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Sunday

    Generally sunny. High around 70F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Sunday Night

    A mostly clear sky. Low around 50F. Winds light and variable.

  • Monday

    Sun and a few passing clouds. High 73F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Monday Night

    Generally fair. Low 54F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Tuesday

    Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 71F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    Clear. Low 51F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Mostly sunny skies. High 63F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Scattered thunderstorms during the evening followed by a few showers overnight. Low 46F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Thursday

    Partly cloudy skies. High 63F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Isolated thunderstorms during the evening, then partly cloudy overnight. Low 46F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Areal Flood Warning  Statement as of 8:15 PM MDT on May 25, 2015


The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
northeastern Custer County in southwestern South Dakota...

* until 215 PM MDT Tuesday

* at 810 PM MDT... reporting gauges indicate minor flooding was
occurring on Battle Creek near Hermosa. The water associated with
this flow will flow down Battle Creek through early Tuesday
afternoon and creator minor flooding to the Cheyenne river.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Hermosa.

Little additional rainfall is expected for the warned
area.

The reporting gage near Hermosa read 8.5 feet at 810 PM MDT and was
falling. The gage site north of Red Shirt on Battle Creek was rising
quickly and will likely reach flood stage overnight.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed act quickly. Move up to
higher ground to escape flood waters. Do not stay in areas subject to
flooding when water begins rising.


Lat... Lon 4377 10318 4376 10323 4386 10323 4386 10314
      4383 10311 4371 10280 4367 10283


Helgeson


500 am MDT Mon may 25 2015

... A Flood Warning for small streams remains in effect until 1030 PM
MDT Monday for south Central Pennington and northeastern Custer
counties...

Spring Creek continues to run very high this morning... with
automated gauges near Rockerville showing the creek right at flood
stage. Stream levels will run very high today downstream to the
Cheyenne river.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Rockerville and Folsom.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 4387 10294 4380 10269 4375 10275 4382 10298
      4395 10324 4392 10343 4399 10347 4402 10318


Johnson



 Local Storm Report 



05/24/2015 0608 PM

2 miles W of Hermosa, Custer County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Highway 40 near Paradise Lane closed due to water in
            Road




05/24/2015 0732 PM

5 miles ENE of downtown cussa, Custer County.

Heavy rain m2.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            24 hour rainfall




05/24/2015 0608 PM

2 miles W of Hermosa, Custer County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Highway 40 near Paradise Lane closed due to water in
            Road




05/24/2015 0732 PM

5 miles ENE of downtown cussa, Custer County.

Heavy rain m2.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            24 hour rainfall




05/24/2015 0608 PM

2 miles W of Hermosa, Custer County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Highway 40 near Paradise Lane closed due to water in
            Road




05/24/2015 0732 PM

5 miles ENE of downtown cussa, Custer County.

Heavy rain m2.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            24 hour rainfall




05/24/2015 0608 PM

2 miles W of Hermosa, Custer County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Highway 40 near Paradise Lane closed due to water in
            Road




05/24/2015 0732 PM

5 miles ENE of downtown cussa, Custer County.

Heavy rain m2.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            24 hour rainfall




05/24/2015 0608 PM

2 miles W of Hermosa, Custer County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Highway 40 near Paradise Lane closed due to water in
            Road




05/24/2015 0732 PM

5 miles ENE of downtown cussa, Custer County.

Heavy rain m2.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            24 hour rainfall




05/24/2015 0608 PM

2 miles W of Hermosa, Custer County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Highway 40 near Paradise Lane closed due to water in
            Road




05/24/2015 0732 PM

5 miles ENE of downtown cussa, Custer County.

Heavy rain m2.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            24 hour rainfall




05/24/2015 0732 PM

5 miles ENE of downtown cus, Custer County.

Heavy rain m2.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            24 hour rainfall





05/24/2015 0732 PM

5 miles ENE of downtown cus, Custer County.

Heavy rain m2.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            24 hour rainfall





05/24/2015 0732 PM

5 miles ENE of downtown cus, Custer County.

Heavy rain m2.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            24 hour rainfall





05/24/2015 0608 PM

2 miles W of Hermosa, Custer County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Highway 40 near Paradise Lane closed due to water in
            Road





05/24/2015 0608 PM

2 miles W of Hermosa, Custer County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Highway 40 near Paradise Lane closed due to water in
            Road





05/24/2015 0200 PM

Wind Cave visitors, Custer County.

Heavy rain m1.96 inch, reported by co-op observer.






05/24/2015 0200 PM

Wind Cave visitors, Custer County.

Heavy rain m1.96 inch, reported by co-op observer.






05/24/2015 0200 PM

Wind Cave visitors, Custer County.

Heavy rain m1.96 inch, reported by co-op observer.






05/24/2015 0200 PM

Wind Cave visitors, Custer County.

Heavy rain m1.96 inch, reported by co-op observer.





Personal Weather Stations

Personal Weather Stations [Add your weather station!]

Location: Hay Creek Road, Custer, SD

Updated: 9:20 PM MDT

Temperature: 48.7 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.72 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 49 °F Graphs

Location: U.S. 16, Hill City, SD

Updated: 9:17 PM MDT

Temperature: 50.2 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.93 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Timber Trail, Edgemont, SD

Updated: 9:17 PM MDT

Temperature: 52.9 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Mike's Place Black Hills, Hermosa, SD

Updated: 9:08 PM MDT

Temperature: 51.3 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: North at 2.0 mph Pressure: 29.87 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Bear Country- Copper Canyon, Rapid City, SD

Updated: 9:08 PM MDT

Temperature: 50.0 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: WSW at 5.3 mph Pressure: 29.88 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 48 °F Graphs

Location: copper oaks, Rapid City, SD

Updated: 9:20 PM MDT

Temperature: 50.2 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: ENE at 1.1 mph Pressure: 29.86 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Doc's Place, Hermosa, SD

Updated: 9:20 PM MDT

Temperature: 52.2 °F Dew Point: 49 °F Humidity: 88% Wind: SW at 6.7 mph Pressure: 28.63 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: University Avenue, Hot Springs, SD

Updated: 9:17 PM MDT

Temperature: 55.0 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 83% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Pacific Avenue, Hot Springs, SD

Updated: 9:17 PM MDT

Temperature: 53.6 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 93% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.98 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: - Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion



AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR WESTERN SD AND NORTHEASTERN WY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
559 PM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

.SHORT TERM...THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
ISSUED AT 248 PM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

DUAL UPPER LOWS OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS CONTINUES TO DRIFT
SLOWLY EAST AS AN AREA OF SHORTWAVE RIDGING SPREADS INTO THE
WESTERN NORTHERN PLAINS. BROAD LARGE SCALE LIFT IN THE PRESENCE OF
DIURNAL INSTABILITY HAS ALLOWED SCT SHRA AND ISOLD TS OVER MUCH OF
THE FA THIS AFTERNOON...WITH A MORE CONCENTRATED AREA OF SHRA/TS
OVER SCENTRAL SD WHERE THE MAIN SYSTEM ASSOCIATED DEFORMATION ZONE
IS LOCATED...AND ALSO OVER FAR SW SD GIVEN BH EDDY CONVERGENCE
COUPLED WITH DIURNAL HEATING. SHRA/TS ACTIVITY WILL WANE THIS
EVENING WITH CLOUD COVER AND AMPLE LL MOISTURE REMAINING. THIS
WILL ALLOW SOME PATCHY FOG TO DEVELOP LATER TONIGHT GIVEN WEAK SFC
RIDGING PER THE ADVANCING NP SHORTWAVE RIDGE. LINGERING LL
MOISTURE WITH WITH GRADUAL CLOUD THINNING WILL SUPPORT UNSTABLE
PROFILES OVER NE WY AND THE BH BY TUE AFTERNOON. RETAINED SHRA/TS
MENTION THERE WITH REMOVAL ALL OTHER PLACES GIVEN WEAK SUBSIDENCE.
THE NEXT IMPULSE WILL SLOWLY PUSH EAST LATE TUES INTO WED MORNING
WITH AN ASSOCIATED POS THETA-E ADV/WAA RESPONSE. LLJ WILL DEVELOP
WHICH WILL CARRY/SUPPORT ANY DIURNAL ACTIVITY THAT SUSTAINS FROM
NE WY INTO NW SD. RETAINED POPS TUE NIGHT INTO WED MORN NW HALF
FOR THIS. OTHERWISE...GENERALLY COOL CONDS WILL PREVAIL.

.LONG TERM...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY
ISSUED AT 248 PM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

UPPER LEVEL LOW ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WEAKENS AS 
IT CROSSES THE NORTHERN ROCKIES WEDNESDAY...WITH RESIDUAL ENERGY 
THEN CROSSING THE NORTHERN PLAINS ON THURSDAY. SHOWERS AND 
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED BOTH DAYS. BY THE END OF THE WEEK INTO 
THE WEEKEND...WEAK RIDGING DEVELOPS ACROSS THE AREA.  THEN BROAD 
RIDGING DEVELOPS OVER THE WEEKEND...WITH PRECIPITATION CHANCES 
GRADUALLY DIMINISHING AS COOL HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS SOUTHWARD FROM 
CANADA...WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES. 

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 00Z TAFS THROUGH 00Z TUESDAY EVENING)
ISSUED AT 556 PM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

SCATTERED SHRA/ISOLATED TS WILL END THIS EVENING WITH PLENTIFUL
LEFTOVER RESIDUAL MOISTURE. RESULT WILL BE AREAS IFR CIGS/VSBYS
THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING DUE TO ST/BR AND WANING
PRECIPITATION. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUESDAY.

&&

.UNR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
SD...NONE.
WY...NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...JC
LONG TERM...55
AVIATION...HELGESON



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