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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
811 PM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

RESIDENTS OF SOUTH DAKOTA EXPERIENCED A TRANQUIL SUMMER AFTERNOON
UNDER A MOSTLY SUNNY SKY. HUMIDITY LEVELS REMAINED HIGH ACROSS THE
SOUTHEAST THIRD OF THE STATE WITH DEW POINT TEMPERATURES IN THE 60S.
A BRISK NORTHWEST BREEZE ACROSS THE WEST AND NORTH CENTRAL USHERED
IN MUCH DRIER AIR WITH COMFORTABLE DEW POINT TEMPERATURES IN THE 40S.

VIGOROUS THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE MORNING TO THE WEST AND SOUTH OF
MITCHELL EXITED THE STATE NEAR YANKTON AROUND 1115 AM CDT. A SWATH
OF LARGE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 70 MPH EXTENDED FROM WEST OF
MITCHELL NEAR WHITE LAKE TO STICKNEY...DELMONT...TABOR AND YANKTON.
WINDOWS WERE BROKEN IN STICKNEY AROUND 945 AM CDT DUE TO A
COMBINATION OF WIND GUSTS TO 65 MPH AND HAIL UP TO GOLF BALL IN
SIZE. WINDOWS WERE ALSO BROKEN AROUND 1010 AM CDT NORTH OF DELMONT
AS GOLF BALL HAIL AND HIGH WINDS TORE THROUGH THE AREA. SHORTLY
BEFORE 10 AM CDT BASEBALL SIZE HAIL.../2.75 INCHES IN DIAMETER/ HIT
THE AREA 4 MILES EAST OF CORSICA. THE SOUTH DAKOTA CLASS B STATE
AMERICAN LEGION BASE BALL TOURNAMENT WAS DELAYED FOR SEVERAL MINUTES
BY HAIL UP TO HALF DOLLAR IN SIZE. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES RAINFALL
OF A HALF INCH TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES ACROSS THE STORM TRACK FROM
WHITE LAKE TO YANKTON. ACTUAL AMOUNTS MEASURED WERE MITCHELL WITH
0.64 INCHES AND YANKTON WITH 0.69 INCHES.

HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE 80S WITH KENNEBEC...PHILIP AND WINNER
THE HOTTEST AT 90 DEGREES.

AFTERNOON WINDS WERE FROM WEST AND NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 15 MPH ACROSS
THE SOUTHEAST AND SOUTH CENTRAL...NORTHWEST AT 12 TO 24 MPH WITH
HIGHER GUSTS SOUTHWEST THROUGH NORTHEAST...AND FROM THE NORTHWEST AT
20 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS ACROSS THE NORTHWEST. FAITH MEASURED
A GUST TO 40 MPH AND BUFFALO 47 MPH.

AT 8 PM CDT RUSHMORE STATE SKIES WERE CLEAR WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE
UPPER 70S AND LOWER 80S. TEMPERATURE EXTREMES WERE FROM 76 AT
BUFFALO...CUSTER...MOBRIDGE AND SISSETON TO 86 AT WINNER. THE WIND
FAVORED A NORTHWEST DIRECTION AT SPEEDS OF 5 TO 15 MPH EXCEPT
STRONGER AT 15 TO 25 MPH ACROSS THE NORTHWEST AND NEAR RAPID
CITY.


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