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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
859 PM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

WITH HIGH PRESSURE DRIFTING EASTWARD ACROSS THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL
PARTS OF THE DAKOTAS AND NEBRASKA THIS AFTERNOON...IT WAS A MOSTLY
SUNNY TO SUNNY AND MILD DAY ACROSS THE RUSHMORE STATE. LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WINDS IN THE WESTERN HALF OF SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON
BECAME EAST TO SOUTHEAST BY EVENING. MEANWHILE...THE EASTERN HALF OF
THE STATE SAW LIGHT NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS THIS AFTERNOON BECOME
CALM OR LIGHT AND VARIABLE THIS EVENING. NO PRECIPITATION HAS BEEN
REPORTED ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA SINCE THE SCATTERED SMALL AMOUNTS
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA THIS LATE SUMMER AFTERNOON
MAINLY IN THE 70S. SOME OF THE EAST CENTRAL SECTION OF THE STATE WAS
A LITTLE COOLER...WHERE MADISON ONLY WARMED TO 66 DEGREES...AND
WATERTOWN HIT 68. THE WARMEST PART OF SOUTH DAKOTA WAS THE SOUTH
CENTRAL...WHERE PHILIP CLIMBED TO 76 DEGREES...AND WINNER REPORTED
75. IN THE BLACK HILLS AREA...CUSTER MADE IT TO 70 DEGREES.

AT 8 PM CDT / 7 PM MDT...A CLEAR SKY PREVAILED OVER SOUTH DAKOTA...
WITH SOME SCATTERED CLOUDS MOVING INTO THE SOUTHWEST. TEMPERATURES
WERE MAINLY IN THE MID 50S TO MID 60S. EXTREMES ACROSS THE PLAINS
RANGED FROM 52 DEGREES AT SISSETON...TO 68 AT WINNER. IN THE BLACK
HILLS...CUSTER WAS DOWN TO 59 DEGREES. WINDS ACROSS THE WESTERN HALF
OF SOUTH DAKOTA WERE VARIED FROM EAST TO SOUTH AT 5 TO 9 MPH. THE
EASTERN HALF OF THE STATE HAD CALM OR LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS AT
5 MPH OR LESS.

AS THE LAST NIGHT OF THE SUMMER SPREADS ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA...THE
SKY WILL REMAIN CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW TEMPERATURES WILL
GENERALLY DROP INTO THE 40S. SOME OF THE SOUTHWEST HIGH PLAINS MAY
HOLD IN THE LOWER 50S. THE BLACK HILLS CAN EXPECT MINIMUMS IN THE
UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. AUTUMN WILL BEGIN MONDAY EVENING...WITH THE
AUTUMNAL EQUINOX OCCURRING AT 929 PM CDT / 829 PM MDT.

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