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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
812 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

HIGH PRESSURE AT THE SURFACE EXTENDED FROM SOUTH CENTRAL CANADA INTO
THE DAKOTAS MONDAY AFTERNOON. AS A RESULT...TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE
RUSHMORE STATE WERE WELL BELOW NORMAL...WITH A MODERATE BREEZE FROM
THE NORTH AND NORTHWEST AT 12 TO 24 MPH ONLY ADDING TO THE CHILL IN
THE AIR. LATE DAY WIND CHILLS ACROSS THE NORTHEAST FELL INTO THE MID
AND UPPER TEENS. AFTERNOON WIND CHILLS ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE
STATE WERE IN THE 20S TO LOWER 30S.

AFTERNOON SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLOUDY OVER THE CENTRAL AND EAST WITH
INTERMITTENT SUN ALONG WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. SOME OF THE SNOW
SHOWERS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST WHERE THE AIR WAS DRIER...
PRODUCED VIRGA WHICH IS SNOW FALLING FROM THE BASE OF THE CLOUD BUT
NOT REACHING THE GROUND. SKIES WERE MOSTLY SUNNY OVER THE WEST...
ALTHOUGH THE BLACK HILLS AND SURROUNDING PRAIRIES TO THE SOUTH HAD
SCATTERED TO BROKEN CLOUDS.

AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MIDDLE 30S ACROSS THE
NORTHEAST...AND IN THE UPPER 30S AND LOWER 40S ACROSS THE REST OF
THE STATE. WINNER AND RAPID CITY WERE THE WARMEST IN THE STATE WITH
45 DEGREES. NORMAL HIGHS FOR THE DATE ARE IN THE UPPER 50S TO AROUND
60 DEGREES.

AT 8 PM CDT SKIES WERE CLEAR OVER THE WEST AND CENTRAL WHILE
CLOUDINESS OVER THE EAST WAS ON THE DECREASE. TEMPERATURES WERE
MAINLY IN THE 30S BUT HAD COOLED INTO THE UPPER 20S ACROSS THE
NORTHEAST. EXTREMES WERE FROM 26 DEGREES AT SISSETON TO 40 AT RAPID
CITY. NORTH AND NORTHEAST WINDS HAD DECREASED TO 8 TO 18 MPH.

ON THIS DATE IN 1928 WATERTOWN COOLED TO 5 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

ON THIS DATE IN 2003 HURON AND MITCHELL WARMED TO 91 DEGREES.






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