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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1121 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

A COLD FRONT MOVED THROUGH CENTRAL AND EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA
OVERNIGHT. AHEAD OF THE ADVANCING COLD FRONT SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS MOVED INTO THE SOUTHEAST WEDNESDAY EVENING...SPREADING
INTO THE EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT AS A STEADY RAIN.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF A QUARTER INCH TO TWO THIRDS OF AN INCH FELL
ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST...MAINLY EAST AND NORTH OF YANKTON. IN THE 24
HOUR PERIOD ENDING EARLY THIS MORNING SIOUX FALLS RECEIVED 0.26
INCHES...MADISON 0.28 INCHES...MARION 0.29 INCHES...CLEAR LAKE 0.32
INCHES...BROOKINGS 0.33 INCHES...BRIDGEWATER 0.63 INCHES AND CHESTER
0.66 INCHES. AMOUNTS DECREASED TO LESS THAN A QUARTER INCH ACROSS
THE NORTHEAST...AND ALONG THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY FROM HURON TO
YANKTON. ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE STATE...SKIES CLEARED DURING THE LATE
EVENING AND AFTER MIDNIGHT ACROSS THE WEST...WITH CLEARING SPREADING
INTO THE CENTRAL LATE.

EARLY MORNING LOW TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S ACROSS
THE WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL PRAIRIES...THE UPPER 30S TO AROUND 40
ACROSS THE NORTHEAST...AND IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S SOUTH CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEAST. KYLE WAS THE COLDEST ON THE PRAIRIES AT 25 DEGREES WHILE
IN THE BLACK HILLS CUSTER COOLED TO 27...PACTOLA DAM 24...LEAD 23
...NEMO 22 AND DEERFIELD 20 DEGREES.

AN EARLY EVENING BREEZE FROM THE EAST AND SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE EAST
BECAME LIGHT NORTHEAST OR NORTH LATE. THE WIND ACROSS THE REMAINDER
OF THE STATE FAVORED A WEST OR NORTHWEST DIRECTION AT SPEEDS OF 5 TO
15 MPH. NORTHWEST WINDS WERE BRIEFLY STRONGER HOWEVER IMMEDIATELY
BEHIND THE FRONT EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING ACROSS THE SOUTH CENTRAL
AVERAGING 15 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

AT 11 AM CDT SKIES WERE CLOUDY EAST OF A LINE FROM NORTHEAST OF
ABERDEEN NEAR BRITTON TO VERMILLION. LIGHT RAIN CONTINUED ACROSS THE
FAR NORTHEAST...MAINLY NORTH OF WATERTOWN. SINCE 7 AM CDT RAINFALL
AT WATERTOWN HAS TOTALED 0.13 INCHES AND SISSETON RECEIVED 0.21
INCHES. THE REST OF THE STATE WAS SUNNY WITH PATCHY CLOUDINESS NORTH
AND WEST OF FAITH. TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE 50S ACROSS MOST
LOCATIONS BUT THE SOUTH CENTRAL HAD WARMED INTO THE LOWER 60S WHILE
THE NORTHEAST WAS IN THE 40S. EXTREMES WERE FROM 40 WITH LIGHT RAIN
AT SISSETON TO 63 DEGREES AT WINNER. THE WIND WAS FROM THE NORTHWEST
AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS. NORTHWEST WINDS WERE LIGHTER
...LESS THAN 10 MPH...ACROSS THE NORTHEAST HOWEVER.


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