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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
857 PM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

WITH A STRONG LOW PRESSURE CENTER SPINNING AROUND IN THE WEST
CENTRAL PART OF SOUTH DAKOTA MOST OF THE DAY...THERE WERE PLENTY OF
CLOUDS AND AT LEAST A LITTLE RAINFALL AT NEARLY ALL LOCATIONS IN THE
STATE THIS FINAL DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2014. MANY RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN THE
WESTERN HALF OF THE STATE WERE BETWEEN ONE AND TWO INCHES. ONE OF
THE GREATEST TOTALS WAS 3.42 INCHES AT FORT MEADE. IN THE EASTERN
HALF OF THE STATE...MOST MEASUREMENTS WERE LESS TWO TENTHS OF AN
INCH. ONE OF THE WETTER PLACES WAS MENNO...REPORTING 0.26 INCH. BY
MID EVENING...MOST OF THE PRECIPITATION HAD EXITED SOUTH DAKOTA...
AFTER SOME BRIEF TORNADIC ACTIVITY IN THE NORTHEAST BETWEEN 430 PM
CDT AND 715 PM CDT.

HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON VARIED FROM MID
AND UPPER 50S IN THE NORTHWEST...TO MID 70S OR AROUND 80 IN SOME OF
THE SOUTHEAST. MOST OF THE WESTERN HALF OF THE STATE WARMED INTO THE
UPPER 50S TO UPPER 60S...WHILE THE MAJORITY OF THE EAST CLIMBED INTO
THE MID 60S TO MID 70S. ONE OF THE COOLEST TOWNS ON THE HIGH PLAINS
WAS BUFFALO...COMING IN WITH 55 DEGREES. ONE OF THE WARMEST SPOTS IN
THE SOUTHEAST WAS MITCHELL...PEAKING AT 80. IN THE BLACK HILLS...
CUSTER MADE IT TO 56 DEGREES...WITH FOR MEADE REACHING 62.

AT 8 PM CDT / 7 PM MDT...A MOSTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKY PREVAILED
OVER SOUTH DAKOTA. HOWEVER...THERE WAS A PARTLY CLOUDY AREA BETWEEN
PIERRE AND MITCHELL. TEMPERATURES WERE MAINLY IN THE MID 50S TO MID
60S. EXTREMES ACROSS THE PRAIRIES ON THE HOUR RANGED FROM 54 DEGREES
AT BUFFALO...TO 71 AT HURON. IN THE BLACK HILLS...CUSTER WAS DOWN TO
51 DEGREES.

AS THE CENTER OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES NORTHEAST INTO NORTHEAST NORTH
DAKOTA BY WEDNESDAY MORNING...THE CLOUD COVER OVER SOUTH DAKOTA
SHOULD DECREASE INTO THE PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY CATEGORY...WITH
LITTLE OR NO PRECIPITATION. LOW TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE PLAINS WILL
ONLY DIP INTO THE 50S EAST RIVER...BUT FALL INTO THE 40S WEST RIVER.
IN THE BLACK HILLS...UPPER 30S TO LOW 40S ARE EXPECTED.

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