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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
809 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

RESIDENTS OF SOUTH DAKOTA EXPERIENCED A CHILLY APRIL AFTERNOON WITH
TEMPERATURES 15 TO 20 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. A FRESH NORTHERLY BREEZE
AVERAGING 20 TO 35 MPH MADE IT FELL EVEN COOLER WITH WIND CHILL
READINGS IN THE 20S. WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WERE COMMON
ACROSS THE STATE...ESPECIALLY THE EAST WITH A 41 MPH GUST MEASURED
AT ABERDEEN...MITCHELL AND YANKTON... 43 MPH AT CHAMBERLAIN AND
WINNER... 44 MPH AT WATERTOWN AND 45 MPH AT HURON AND SISSETON.

SNOW ACROSS THE FAR SOUTHEAST GRADUALLY ENDED WITH LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS ON GRASSY AREAS. OTHERWISE AFTERNOON SKIES BECAME
PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY OVER THE NORTH AND CENTRAL...WHILE REMAINING
CLOUDY OVER THE SOUTHWEST AND SOUTHEAST.

IN THE 12 HOUR PERIOD ENDING AT 7 PM CDT HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE IN
THE UPPER 30S TO AROUND 40 DEGREES ACROSS THE NORTH AND WEST...AND
IN THE LOWER AND MID 40S SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST. PINE RIDGE WAS
ONE OF THE COOLER LOCATIONS ON THE PRAIRIES WITH A DAYTIME HIGH OF
33 WHILE IN THE BLACK HILLS CUSTER ONLY REACHED 29 DEGREES.

AT 8 PM CDT SOUTH DAKOTA SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLEAR OVER THE CENTRAL
...AND MOSTLY CLOUDY EAST AND WEST. TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE
30S WITH EXTREMES OF 28 AT WATERTOWN TO 38 DEGREES AT WINNER. IN THE
BLACK HILLS CUSTER WAS CLOUDY AND 23 DEGREES. THE WIND CONTINUED
FROM THE NORTH AT 15 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. HIGHEST WIND GUSTS
NEAR 40 MPH WERE MEASURED AT WATERTOWN WITH 38 MPH AND SISSETON WITH
41 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS WERE IN THE TEENS ACROSS THE NORTHEAST
...AND IN THE LOWER AND MID 20S ACROSS MUCH OF THE REMAINDER OF THE
STATE.

ON THIS DATE IN 1912 HEAVY RAIN FELL AT ABERDEEN WITH 3.65 INCHES
AND SISSETON WITH 3.66 INCHES.

ON THIS DATE IN 2003 ABERDEEN AND PIERRE WARMED TO 92 DEGREES AND
MOBRIDGE 93 DEGREES.


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