Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25

000
AWUS83 KFSD 241649
RWSSD
SDZ001>074-250200-

SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1149 AM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

IT WAS A STORMY NIGHT ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA...ESPECIALLY IN THE
NORTHERN AND EASTERN PARTS OF THE STATE. STRONG LOW PRESSURE MOVED
FROM THE CENTRAL SECTION OF SOUTH DAKOTA SATURDAY EVENING...INTO
NORTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA BY LATE THIS MORNING. A TRAILING COOL FRONT
WAS PUSHING EASTWARD ACROSS THE EASTERN THIRDS OF THE DAKOTAS AND
NEBRASKA...SWITCHING WINDS FROM SOUTHEAST OR SOUTH...TO MOSTLY
WESTERLY. RAINFALL REPORTS IN SOUTH DAKOTA WERE UP TO 2.86 INCHES AT
ABERDEEN...WITH NUMEROUS SWATHS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES. THE LARGEST ONE
WAS BETWEEN LODGEPOLE AND NORRIS. ANOTHER BIG ONE WAS BETWEEN ORIENT
AND HECLA. A COUPLE OTHER AREAS OF HEAVIER RAIN WERE BETWEEN
BONESTEEL AND CARTHAGE...AND ALSO BETWEEN SALEM AND SINAI. IN
ADDITION TO THE HEAVY RAINS...WIND GUSTS OF 45 TO 60 MPH ACCOMPANIED
SOME OF THE STRONGER STORMS...CAUSING DAMAGE TO TREES AND ROOFS.
THERE WAS ALSO A TORNADO OBSERVED 7 MILES WEST OF CRESBARD AT 540 PM
SATURDAY.

LOW TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA THIS MORNING WERE MOSTLY IN THE
50S TO MID 60S. COOLER 40S SETTLED INTO THE BLACK HILLS...WITH
MINIMUMS VARYING FROM 41 DEGREES AT DEERFIELD...TO 59 AT EDGEMONT.
ACROSS THE PRAIRIES...LOWS RANGED FROM 53 DEGREES AT BUFFALO...TO 68
AT SIOUX FALLS...TYNDALL...AND YANKTON. A COUPLE OTHER MILD SPOTS
WERE MITCHELL AND PICKSTOWN...BOTH HOLDING AT 67 DEGREES.

AT 11 AM CDT / 10 AM MDT...A MOSTLY SUNNY TO SUNNY SKY PREVAILED
OVER SOUTH DAKOTA...EXCEPT FOR SOME PARTLY SUNNY TO CLOUDY AREAS IN
THE FAR NORTHWEST AND FAR NORTHEAST. TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MID
50S TO MID 60S WEST...AND UPPER 60S TO MID 70S EAST. EXTREMES ON THE
HOUR RANGED FROM 56 DEGREES AT BUFFALO...TO 77 AT SIOUX FALLS. WINDS
ACROSS THE WESTERN HALF OF SOUTH DAKOTA WERE OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST OR
WEST AT 10 TO 29 MPH...WITH GUSTS OF 28 TO 47 MPH IN THE NORTHWEST
QUARTER OF THE STATE. MEANWHILE...THE EASTERN HALF OF SOUTH DAKOTA
HAD SOUTHWEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AT 10 TO 17 MPH...WITH WESTERLY
GUSTS UP TO 23 MPH AT SISSETON.

A MOSTLY SUNNY SKY SHOULD CONTINUE OVER THE MAJORITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA
THIS AFTERNOON...BUT THERE COULD BE A FEW SHOWERS OR AN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORM IN THE NORTHWEST OR FAR EASTERN PARTS OF THE STATE. THE
NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE STATE WILL BE WINDY...WITH NORTHWEST WINDS
GUSTING UP TO 50 MPH. HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE PLAINS WILL RANGE
FROM THE LOW AND MID 60S IN THE FAR NORTHWEST...TO THE UPPER 70S AND
LOWER 80S IN THE EASTERN THIRD. THE BLACK HILLS AREA WILL BE ON THE
COOL SIDE...WITH MID 50S TO LOW 60S.

$$





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.