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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
816 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

THUNDERSTORMS MOVED SOUTHEAST ACROSS EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...EXITING THE STATE AROUND 5 PM CDT NEAR SIOUX FALLS.
STRONGER STORMS PRODUCED FREQUENT LIGHTNING...HAIL...GUSTY WINDS AND
BRIEFLY HEAVY RAINFALL. STRONGEST STORMS ACROSS THE NORTHEAST EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON DUMPED HAIL THE SIZE OF A GOLF BALL NEAR STONE
BRIDGE AND AT HAYTI. ONE INCH DIAMETER HAIL THE SIZE OF A QUARTER
FELL AT TWIN BROOKS AND NEAR LILY. RAINFALL TOTALS FOR THE DAY WERE
0.46 INCHES AT WATERTOWN... 0.60 INCHES AT SISSETON AND 0.75 INCHES
AT BROOKINGS. THE REMAINDER OF THE STATE WAS MOSTLY SUNNY ALTHOUGH
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED AFTER 2 PM MDT ACROSS THE
SOUTHWEST. STRONGER STORMS DEVELOPED RAPIDLY AFTER 415 PM MDT IN
SHANNON COUNTY NEAR MANDERSON...BRINGING DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AS THEY
MOVED EASTWARD. AT 449 MDT A THUNDERSTORM WIND GUST TO 80 MPH WAS
MEASURED 5 MILES NORTHEAST OF PORCUPINE AND AT 530 PM MDT A GUST TO
63 MPH WAS MEASURED NEAR MARTIN.

MUCH OF THE WEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL WARMED INTO THE 90S WITH SOME
LOCATIONS TOPPING THE CENTURY MARK. HOT SPRINGS AND WINNER BOTH HIT
100 DEGREES...INTERIOR 104 DEGREES AND PHILIP THE HOTTEST AT 106
DEGREES. HIGHS WERE IN THE 80S ACROSS THE NORTH CENTRAL AND MUCH OF
THE EAST WHILE CLOUDS AND RAIN COOLED AIR HELD TEMPERATURES
IN THE 70S NEAR THE MINNESOTA BORDER.

AFTERNOON WINDS WERE LIGHT OR CALM ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST EXCEPT
WESTERLY AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS AT CUSTER. THE WIND WAS
FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 15 MPH ACROSS THE NORTHWEST. SOUTH AND
SOUTHEAST WINDS WERE QUITE STRONG AND GUSTY ACROSS THE EAST AND
ALONG THE MISSOURI RIVER VALLEY AT 15 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS OF
35 TO 40 MPH.

AT 8 PM CDT AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM WITH HEAVY RAIN WAS LOCATED
SOUTHEAST OF MISSION. STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS HAD MOVED INTO
THE FAR NORTHWEST IN HARDING COUNTY. STRONGEST THUNDERSTORM WITH
HAIL AND HIGH WIND WAS LOCATED NORTHEAST OF REDIG. TEMPERATURES
VARIED FROM 70 AT WATERTOWN TO 101 DEGREES AT PHILIP.

THIS DATE IN 1940 WAS EXTREMELY HOT ACROSS SOUTHEAST...EAST CENTRAL
AND SOUTH CENTRAL PORTIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA WITH READING NEAR OR
EXCEEDING 110 DEGREES. SOME OF THE HOTTEST LOCATIONS INCLUDE...

116 DEGREES AT ACADEMY...ARMOUR AND MITCHELL
115 DEGREES AT MENNO...WAGNER AND WHITE LAKE
114 DEGREES AT ALEXANDRIA
113 DEGREES AT MARION AND TYNDALL
112 DEGREES AT FLANDREAU...GANN VALLEY AND KENNEBEC
111 DEGREES AT FORESTBURG...YANKTON AND WOOD
110 DEGREES AT CLARK...GREGORY...HOWARD...HURON AND WENTWORTH
109 DEGREES AT BROOKINGS...CASTLEWOOD...WATERTOWN AND WINNER
108 DEGREES AT VERMILLION




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