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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1155 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

A PARTLY CLOUDY SKY WAS OVER THE MAJORITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA DURING THE
NIGHT...ALTHOUGH SOME OF THE SOUTHEAST BECAME CLEAR WITH PATCHY FOG
AND HEAVY DEW. LOW PRESSURE MOVED SLOWLY NORTHEAST FROM WESTERN
NEBRASKA TO SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA OVERNIGHT...TRACKING NEAR A
STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY POSITIONED DIAGONALLY ACROSS THE NORTHERN
PLAINS REGION. THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS...CLOUDS HAVE BEEN
SPREADING ACROSS THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN PARTS OF SOUTH DAKOTA...
WHILE THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE STATE REMAINED PARTLY TO MOSTLY
SUNNY. NO ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION OCCURRED STATEWIDE SINCE THE
ISOLATED STORMS IN THE WESTERN THIRD OF THE STATE DISSIPATED
THURSDAY EVENING.

LOW TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA THIS MORNING WERE MAINLY IN THE
MID 50S TO MID 60S. SOME OF THE BLACK HILLS AREA WAS COOLER...WITH
MINIMUMS VARYING FROM 44 DEGREES AT DEERFIELD...TO 57 AT EDGEMONT.
ACROSS THE PRAIRIES...LOWS RANGED FROM 57 DEGREES AT PINE RIDGE...TO
68 AT RADIO STATION WNAX EAST OF YANKTON. ANOTHER COOL SPOT ON THE
PLAINS WAS HURON...ALSO DIPPING TO 54 DEGREES. ANOTHER MILD LOCATION
WAS MURDO...HOLDING AT 66.

AT 11 AM CDT / 10 AM MDT...MOST OF SOUTH DAKOTA HAD A PARTLY SUNNY
TO CLOUDY SKY...BUT PLACES SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM CHAMBERLAIN TO
WILMOT WERE PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY. TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE 60S TO
MID 70S WEST...AND 70S TO LOWER 80S EAST. EXTREMES ON THE HOUR
RANGED FROM 64 DEGREES AT BUFFALO...PINE RIDGE...ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE
BASE...AND CUSTER...TO 81 AT BOTH YANKTON AND SIOUX FALLS. WINDS AT
MOST LOCATIONS WERE BETWEEN NORTH AND EAST AT 3 TO 10 MPH...EXCEPT
FOR BUFFALO...WITH A SOUTHWEST WIND AT 5 MPH...AND PINE RIDGE...WITH
A WEST WIND AT 7 MPH.

CLOUDS WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY BUILD FROM THE SOUTHWEST ACROSS
SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON...WITH GENERALLY A 30 TO 40 PERCENT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN
SECTIONS BY LATE AFTERNOON. THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER SHOULD NOT SEE
SCATTERED PRECIPITATION UNTIL THIS EVENING. HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS
THE PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON WILL RANGE FROM THE LOW AND MID 70S
NORTHWEST...TO THE MID AND UPPER 80S SOUTHEAST. THE BLACK HILLS AREA
CAN LOOK FORWARD TO HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOW 70S.

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