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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
845 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014

A PARTLY SUNNY SKY PREVAILED OVER SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON AND
EARLY EVENING...WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
SOUTHERN AND NORTHWEST PARTS OF THE STATE. A COLD FRONT FROM NEAR
SISSETON TO PICKSTOWN AT 12 NOON CDT PUSHED EASTWARD ACROSS
INTERSTATE 29 AND INTO MINNESOTA AND IOWA BY 6 PM. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED ALONG THIS BOUNDARY...WITH SOME OF THEM
BECOMING SEVERE IN THE CORNERS OF FAR SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA...
NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...AND NORTHWEST IOWA. OTHER THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
COOLER NORTHWEST FLOW BEHIND THE COLD FRONT AFFECTED AREAS BETWEEN
THE BLACK HILLS AND WESTOVER IN THE SOUTH...AND WEST OF LODGEPOLE
AND BISON IN THE NORTHWEST. RAINFALL AMOUNTS TODAY WERE UP TO 1.24
AT THE RAPID CITY WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE...BUT MOST PLACES ONLY
RECEIVED A QUARTER INCH OR LESS.

HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON WERE MAINLY IN
THE 70S. THE BLACK HILLS AREA WAS A LITTLE COOLER...WHERE CUSTER
ONLY MADE IT TO 68 DEGREES. FAITH WAS ALSO ON THE COOL SIDE ON THE
HIGH PLAINS...ALSO HITTING 68. TWO OF THE WARMEST TOWNS WERE MITCHELL
AND SIOUX FALLS...BOTH REACHING 82 DEGREES. YANKTON AND MADISON WERE
CLOSE BEHIND...BOTH WITH 81.

AT 8 PM CDT / 7 PM MDT...A MOSTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKY WAS OVER
SOUTH DAKOTA. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUED IN THE NORTHWEST AND
SOUTH CENTRAL PARTS OF THE STATE. TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY IN THE
MID 50S TO MID 60S. EXTREMES ACROSS THE PRAIRIES ON THE HOUR RANGED
FROM 54 DEGREES AT BUFFALO...TO 69 AT MITCHELL. IN THE BLACK
HILLS...CUSTER WAS DOWN TO 56 DEGREES.

OVERNIGHT...CLOUDS AND STORMS WILL BE GRADUALLY DISSIPATING FROM
WEST TO EAST. MOST OF THE PRECIPITATION SHOULD OCCUR WEST OF THE
MISSOURI RIVER...WITH A CHANCE OF SOME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE PLAINS
WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER 50S IN THE NORTHWEST...TO THE UPPER 50S IN
THE SOUTHEAST. THE BLACK HILLS WILL BE A LITTLE COOLER...WITH
MINIMUMS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.

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