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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
826 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WAS LOCATED ALONG THE INTERSTATE 29
CORRIDOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA WERE
WELL BELOW NORMAL AS A RESULT WITH READINGS TOPPING OUT IN THE 40S
ACROSS THE EAST AND CENTRAL...AND IN THE UPPER 40S TO MIDDLE 50S
ACROSS THE WEST. HOT SPRINGS AND FORT MEADE WERE THE WARMEST AT 55.

AFTERNOON WINDS WERE LIGHT ACROSS THE EAST...BECOMING SOUTH OR
SOUTHEAST LATE NEAR THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY. ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND
WEST AFTERNOON WINDS FAVORED A SOUTHEAST OR SOUTHERLY DIRECTION AT
12 TO 24 MPH. WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH OCCURRED AT PHILIP AND
RAPID CITY WITH 32 MPH AND FAITH WITH 38 MPH.

SCATTERED SPRINKLES AND FLURRIES ASSOCIATED WITH MID LEVEL
CLOUDINESS OVER CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AROUND NOON SPREAD EASTWARD
INTO THE SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL. LOW LEVEL CLOUDS OVER THE FAR
SOUTHWEST PRAIRIES CLEARED DURING THE AFTERNOON.

AT 8 PM CDT MID LEVEL CLOUDINESS COVERED MUCH OF THE AREA FROM THE
NORTH CENTRAL THROUGH THE SOUTHEAST...AND HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS OVER THE
SOUTHWEST. LIGHT RAIN OR SPRINKLES WERE LOCATED ALONG AND EAST OF
THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY FROM HURON TO YANKTON AND SIOUX CITY. THE
NORTHEAST AND PRAIRIES WEST OF THE MISSOURI RIVER VALLEY WERE MOSTLY
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES WERE MAINLY IN THE 40S WITH EXTREMES OF 38 AT
SISSETON AND WATERTOWN TO 51 AT RAPID CITY.

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