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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
804 PM CDT WED AUG 13 2014

RETREATING HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE CENTRAL UNITED STATES BROUGHT A
SOUTHERLY FLOW OF WARM AIR INTO SOUTH DAKOTA. AFTERNOON SKIES WERE
SUNNY OVER THE EAST WHILE CLOUDS WERE ON THE INCREASE OVER THE WEST.
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED OVER THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON ONLY TO QUICKLY DISSIPATE AS THEY MOVED OVER THE PRAIRIES.
LATER IN THE DAY THUNDERSTORMS MOVED INTO THE FAR SOUTHWEST CORNER
OF THE STATE BUT WERE SHORT LIVED AND QUICKLY DISSIPATED.

AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S ACROSS THE
EAST...THE UPPER 80S AND LOWER 90S CENTRAL AND IN THE 90S WESTERN
PRAIRIES. INTERIOR WAS THE HOTTEST AT 99 DEGREES. EVEN THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF THE HILLS WERE QUITE WARM WITH CUSTER HITTING 88
DEGREES.

AFTERNOON WINDS WERE FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT SPEEDS UNDER 10 MPH
ACROSS THE EAST...AND FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER
GUSTS ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND WEST.

AT 8 PM CDT CLOUDS COVERED MUCH OF THE WEST AND WERE ON THE INCREASE
OVER THE CENTRAL...WHILE THE EAST REMAINED MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURES HAD COOLED INTO THE 70S ACROSS THE EAST AND BLACK HILLS
WHILE THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN PRAIRIES WERE IN THE 80S. EXTREMES
WERE FROM 75 AT YANKTON TO 88 DEGREES AT BUFFALO.

THIS DATE IN 1964 GOT OFF TO A CHILLY START...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE
EAST WHERE LOWS WERE IN THE 30S. LOW TEMPERATURES FOR SELECTED SITES
INCLUDE...

33 DEGREES AT BROOKINGS
35 DEGREES AT ABERDEEN...BRITTON AND WATERTOWN
36 DEGREES AT HURON AND MELLETTE
37 DEGREES AT CLARK...EUREKA...FORESTBURG AND SIOUX FALLS
39 DEGREES AT SISSETON AND VERMILLION
41 DEGREES AT MITCHELL

THIS DATE IN 1965 WAS VERY HOT...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE CENTRAL WHERE
THE MERCURY ROSE TO NEAR OR ABOVE 110 DEGREES. SOME OF THE HOTTER
LOCATIONS INCLUDE...

114 DEGREES AT KENNEBEC...MELLETTE AND REDFIELD
113 DEGREES AT FAULKTON AND HIGHMORE
112 DEGREES AT ABERDEEN...MILLER...STEPHAN...WINNER AND WOOD
110 DEGREES AT CHAMBERLAIN...FORESTBURG...GANN VALLEY...HURON AND
    IPSWICH
109 DEGREES AT ACADEMY
108 DEGREES AT MURDO AND PIERRE


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