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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1149 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2014

AFTER THE ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FAR SOUTHEAST
AND FAR SOUTHWEST PARTS OF SOUTH DAKOTA DISSIPATED THURSDAY
EVENING...A MOSTLY CLEAR SKY PREVAILED OVER THE STATE OVERNIGHT.
THIS LEAD TO SEASONABLY COOL TEMPERATURES FOR THE BEGINNING OF
AUGUST...MODERATE AMOUNTS OF MORNING DEW...AND SPOTTY LIGHT FOG IN
THE EASTERN THIRD OF THE STATE. PLENTY OF SUNSHINE OVER SOUTH DAKOTA
THROUGH MID MORNING ALLOWED TEMPERATURES TO REBOUND INTO THE 70S AT
MOST LOCATIONS.

MOST RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN SOUTH DAKOTA DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS WERE
A QUARTER INCH OR LESS. AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM THAT WENT THROUGH
THE VERMILLION AREA PRODUCED BETWEEN A THIRD AN A WHOLE INCH OF
RAIN...WITH THE COOP STATION REPORTING 0.92 INCH...AND THE RIVER
GAUGE MEASURING 0.40 INCH. A FEW OTHER REPORTS INCLUDED 0.25 AT THE
CUSTER RAWS...0.19 AT EROS DATA CENTER NORTHEAST OF SIOUX FALLS...
0.07 AT YANKTON...0.06 AT CUSTER...0.01 AT RAPID CITY...0.01 AT
MITCHELL...A TRACE AT HURON...AND A TRACE AT SIOUX FALLS.

LOW TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA THIS MORNING WERE MAINLY IN THE
50S AND LOW 60S. THE BLACK HILLS AREA WAS A LITTLE COOLER...WITH
MINIMUMS BETWEEN 46 DEGREES AT LEAD AND 49 AT CUSTER. ACROSS THE
PLAINS...LOWS RANGED FROM 48 DEGREES AT PINE RIDGE...TO 64 AT BOTH
PICKSTOWN...AND THE PINNACLES RANGER STATION. ANOTHER COOL SPOT ON
THE PRAIRIES WAS ABERDEEN...WITH 49 DEGREES. THREE OTHER MILD PLACES
ON THE SOUTH CENTRAL PLAINS WERE MURDO...PARMELEE...AND WINNER...ALL
HOLDING AT 62.

AT 11 AM CDT / 10 AM MDT...A MOSTLY SUNNY TO SUNNY SKY CONTINUED
OVER THE MAJORITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA. HOWEVER...IT WAS BECOMING PARTLY
SUNNY NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM CASTLE ROCK TO MCINTOSH. TEMPERATURES
WERE IN THE MID 70S TO LOW 80S. EXTREMES ON THE HOUR RANGED FROM
76 DEGREES AT WATERTOWN...HURON...MITCHELL...AND SIOUX FALLS...TO
84 AT PHILIP. IN THE BLACK HILLS...CUSTER WAS UP TO 77 DEGREES.
WINDS ACROSS THE EASTERN HALF OF SOUTH DAKOTA WERE CALM OR LIGHT AND
VARIABLE BETWEEN NORTHEAST AND SOUTHEAST AT 7 MPH OR LESS. THE
WESTERN HALF OF THE STATE HAD WINDS BETWEEN SOUTHEAST AND WEST AT 5
TO 14 MPH.

A PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKY WILL CONTINUE OVER SOUTH DAKOTA THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY WEST OF STATE HIGHWAY 37. HIGH TEMPERATURES
ACROSS THE PLAINS WILL BE MAINLY IN THE 80S...WITH SOME LOW 90S
POSSIBLE IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL SECTIONS. THE BLACK
HILLS AREA WILL NOT BE QUITE AS WARM...WITH MID 70S TO LOWER 80S.

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