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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1139 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

A COOL FRONT SET UP ACROSS THE FAR SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SOUTH DAKOTA
OVERNIGHT...ALLOWING LIGHT NORTHERLY OR CALM WINDS TO BRING CHILLY
TEMPERATURES TO THE EASTERN HALF OF THE STATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED AND MOVED NORTHEAST ON THE WARM SIDE OF THE
BOUNDARY...AFFECTING NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AND NORTHWEST IOWA THIS
MORNING. FURTHER WEST IN SOUTH DAKOTA...THE WESTERN HALF OF THE
STATE PICKED UP LIGHT SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS...WHICH KEPT
TEMPERATURES SOMEWHAT WARMER. A CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKY DURING
THE NIGHT LED INTO A MOSTLY SUNNY TO SUNNY EASTER MORNING.
TEMPERATURES WARMED INTO THE 50S AND LOW 60S ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF
THE STATE BY MID MORNING.

LOW TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA THIS MORNING DIPPED INTO UPPER
20S AND LOW 30S IN MUCH OF THE NORTHEAST AND BLACK HILLS SECTIONS OF
SOUTH DAKOTA. THE REST OF THE STATE COOLED INTO THE MID 30S TO UPPER
40S. ONE OF THE MILDEST PLACES OVERNIGHT WAS PINNACLES RANGER
STATION...NEVER SLIPPING BELOW 49 DEGREES. OGLALA AND YANKTON WERE
CLOSE BEHIND...BOTH WITH 45. ONE OF THE COOLEST TOWNS THIS MORNING
WAS WESTPORT...FALLING ALL THE WAY TO 28 DEGREES. WAKPALA AND NEMO
WERE ALMOST AS COOL...BOTH WITH 29.

AT 11 AM CDT / 10 AM MDT...A MOSTLY SUNNY TO SUNNY SKY CONTINUED OVER
SOUTH DAKOTA. TEMPERATURES WERE MAINLY IN THE 60S. EXTREMES ON THE
HOUR RANGED FROM 59 DEGREES AT ABERDEEN...TO 70 AT SIOUX FALLS.
WINDS ACROSS THE EASTERN HALF OF SOUTH DAKOTA VARIED FROM EAST TO
SOUTH AT 5 TO 17 MPH. MEANWHILE...MOST OF THE WESTERN HALF OF THE
STATE HAD SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS AT 8 TO 18 MPH. HOWEVER...FAITH
WAS BREEZIER...WITH SOUTH WINDS AVERAGING 15 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO
25 MPH. TWO OTHER EXCEPTIONS WERE ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE...WITH A
NORTH WIND AT 10 MPH...AND CUSTER...WITH A WEST WIND AT 7 MPH.

ON THIS DATE IN 1980...HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA WERE 25
TO 35 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...REACHING THE MID 80S TO MID 90S AT MOST
LOCATIONS IN THE STATE. ONE OF THE HOTTEST TOWNS WAS WINNER...
CLIMBING TO 97 DEGREES. EVEN CUSTER IN THE BLACK HILLS WARMED TO 72.
A SELECTION OF HIGHS AROUND SOUTH DAKOTA INCLUDED:

    WINNER              97
    HURON               96
    FAULKTON            96
    KENNEBEC            96
    PRESHO              96
    MIDLAND             96
    STEPHAN             96
    DE SMET             96
    HIGHMORE            96
    MC LAUGHLIN         96
    WAGNER              95
    ACADEMY             95
    WHITE LAKE          95
    ONIDA               95
    FORESTBURG          95
    GANN VALLEY         95
    BRITTON             95
    PIERRE              95
    FT SULLY            94
    DUPREE              94
    GETTYSBURG          94
    TIMBER LAKE         94
    MURDO               94
    SISSETON            94
    POLLOCK             94
    PHILIP              94
    TYNDALL             93
    PICKSTOWN           93
    GREGORY             93
    WOOD                93
    SIOUX FALLS         93
    BRIDGEWATER         93
    CEDAR BUTTE         93
    ALEXANDRIA          93
    ABERDEEN            93
    WAUBAY              93
    IPSWICH             93
    WENTWORTH           93
    HOWARD              93
    WESSINGTON SPRINGS  93
    MILESVILLE          93
    MILLER              93
    LEOLA               93
    MOBRIDGE            93
    PORCUPINE           92
    INTERIOR            92
    CASTLEWOOD          92
    CLARK               92
    MAURINE             92
    WEBSTER             92
    GLAD VALLEY         92
    WASTA               92
    RALPH               92
    MC INTOSH           92
    CANTON              91
    BELLE FOURCHE       91
    FAITH               91
    COLUMBIA            91
    EUREKA              91
    LEMMON              91
    BONESTEEL           90
    MISSION             90
    HARRINGTON          90
    LONG VALLEY         90
    CLEAR LAKE          90
    WATERTOWN           90
    SUMMIT              90
    MADISON             90
    LUDLOW              90
    EDGEMONT            89
    REDIG               89
    BISON               89
    FT MEADE            89
    CAMP CROOK          89
    OELRICHS            88
    VERMILLION          87
    CENTERVILLE         87
    MARTIN              87
    HOT SPRINGS         87
    RAPID CITY          87
    SPEARFISH           85
    ORAL                84
    NEWELL              83
    DEADWOOD            82
    PACTOLA DAM         81
    LEAD                78
    CUSTER              72

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