(Sturgis, SD) — The 83rd Sturgis Motorcycle Rally rolls in today, one of South Dakota’s biggest events. Hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to ride through the small town of Sturgis. However, bikers and travelers are being warned about heavy rainfall in Sturgis and the Black Hills for the next five days. The nine-day event lasts through August 14th. There will be a heavy law enforcement presence to help guide the rally safely. The opening ceremony is scheduled for 3 p.m.