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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
818 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

CLOUDINESS AND SOUTHEAST WINDS WERE ON THE INCREASE ACROSS SOUTH
DAKOTA TUESDAY AFTERNOON AS LOW PRESSURE ACROSS EASTERN MONTANA
NEARED THE BELLE FOURCHE AREA LATE IN THE DAY. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AVERAGED 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS ACROSS THE EAST AND CENTRAL.
HIGHEST GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 35 MPH WERE MEASURED AT PIERRE WITH 36
MPH...HURON WITH 37 MPH...MITCHELL WITH 39 MPH AND CHAMBERLAIN WITH
43 MPH. THE WIND WAS LIGHTER ACROSS THE WEST FAVORING A SOUTHERLY
DIRECTION.

AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES WARMED INTO THE LOWER AND MID 60S ACROSS
MUCH OF THE PRAIRIES WEST OF THE MISSOURI RIVER WITH INTERIOR AND
WINNER THE WARMEST AT 68 DEGREES. HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE 50S
ACROSS THE NORTH CENTRAL AND THE PRAIRIES EAST OF THE MISSOURI RIVER
VALLEY...AND IN THE 40S AND LOWER 50S ACROSS THE EAST. THE FAR
NORTHEAST WAS COLDER HOWEVER WITH SISSETON ONLY REACHING A HIGH OF
36 DEGREES.

AT 8 PM CDT LOW PRESSURE AN ITS ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT HAD CROSSED
THE BORDER INTO FAR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA WITH GUSTY WEST AND
NORTHWEST WINDS BEHIND IT...GUSTS TO 21 MPH AT SPEARFISH AND 39 MPH
AT BUFFALO. OTHER THAN A NORTHERLY BREEZE AT 16 MPH AT RAPID CITY
THE WIND ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE WESTERN PRAIRIES WAS UNDER 10
MPH. A SOUTHEAST BREEZE AT 15 TO 25 MPH CONTINUED ACROSS THE EAST
AND MUCH OF THE CENTRAL. SKIES WERE PARTLY CLOUDY EAST...AND MOSTLY
CLOUDY CENTRAL AND WEST. TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE 50S TO AROUND 60
ACROSS THE WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL PRAIRIES...AND IN THE 40S
ACROSS THE EAST AND NORTH CENTRAL. THE FAR NORTHEAST WAS COLDER WITH
34 DEGREES AT SISSETON AND 39 IN WATERTOWN. WINNER WAS THE WARMEST
WITH 64 DEGREES AND A VERY LIGHT WESTERLY WIND.

RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES WERE BROKEN AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS THIS
MORNING...

CITY             NEW RECORD LOW        PREVIOUS RECORD LOW

MITCHELL           18 DEGREES          20 DEGREES IN 1962
YANKTON            15 DEGREES          20 DEGREES IN 1962
BROOKINGS          14 DEGREES          15 DEGREES IN 1962
HURON              14 DEGREES          17 DEGREES IN 1990
SISSETON           14 DEGREES          15 DEGREES IN 1962
PIERRE             12 DEGREES          20 DEGREES IN 1988
WATERTOWN          12 DEGREES          14 DEGREES IN 1962
FORESTBURG         11 DEGREES          19 DEGREES IN 1962
SIOUX FALLS        11 DEGREES          19 DEGREES IN 1962
ABERDEEN            8 DEGREES          16 DEGREES IN 1962



ON THIS DATE IN 2002 VERMILLION AND YANKTON WARMED TO 93 DEGREES
WHILE NEARBY SIOUX CITY IOWA HIT 96.


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