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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
814 PM CDT FRI JUL 04 2014

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE SCATTERED ACROSS THE STATE FRIDAY
AFTERNOON. A LINE OF STORMS FORMED QUICKLY AFTER 4 PM CDT EAST OF
HURON AND BROUGHT HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING AS THEY MOVED
ACROSS THE EAST CENTRAL. MADISON RECEIVED NEARLY A HALF INCH.../0.46
INCHES/...WHEN THE STORMS WENT THROUGH. HEAVIER RAINS IN EXCESS OF
AN INCH WERE ESTIMATED BY RADAR SOUTH OF BROOKINGS. OTHER
THUNDERSTORMS WERE SCATTERED ACROSS THE NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
WITH RADAR ESTIMATING RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF AN INCH NEAR AND NORTH
OF VICTOR IN NORTHERN ROBERTS COUNTY. STILL OTHER SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED ACROSS THE SOUTH CENTRAL...MAINLY SOUTHWEST
THROUGH SOUTHEAST OF CHAMBERLAIN. A FEW SHOWERS DEVELOPED OVER THE
HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE BLACK HILLS ONLY TO QUICKLY DISSIPATE AS THEY
MOVED OVER THE PRAIRIES. AREAS OVER THE WEST AND SOUTHEAST ENJOYED
THE BULK OF THE SUMMER SUN WITH MOSTLY CLOUDY CONDITIONS ELSEWHERE.

IT WAS WARM AND HUMID ACROSS THE STATE WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER AND
MID 80S ACROSS THE EAST AND NORTH CENTRAL. MUCH OF THE WEST AND
SOUTH CENTRAL HAD HIGHS FROM THE MID 80S TO AROUND 90 WITH INTERIOR
THE HOTTEST AT 93 DEGREES.

AFTERNOON WINDS WERE STRONG AND GUSTY ACROSS THE EAST AT 15 TO 25
MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 35 MPH ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST AND NEAR
BROOKINGS. SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST WINDS WERE NOT AS STRONG ACROSS THE
WEST AVERAGING 5 TO 15 MPH WHILE FURTHER EAST ALONG THE MISSOURI
RIVER VALLEY WIND VELOCITIES WERE A BIT STRONGER AT 10 TO 20 MPH
WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER GUSTS.

AT 8 PM CDT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAD DEVELOPED OVER THE BLACK
HILLS. STRONGEST STORM WITH HEAVY RAIN AND HAIL WAS LOCATED SOUTH OF
KEYSTONE. OTHER LIGHT SHOWERS WERE LOCATED SOUTH OF MITCHELL. MUCH
OF THE STATE HAD TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 70S AND LOWER 80S WITH
EXTREMES OF 72 AT WATERTOWN TO 86 DEGREES AT BUFFALO AND PINE RIDGE.
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST WINDS CONTINUED AT 10 TO 20 MPH BUT WERE LIGHTER
NEAR THE WESTERN BORDER.

THIS DATE IN 1936 WAS HOT WITH ONLY THE NORTHEAST AND HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF THE BLACK HILLS FAILING TO REACH TRIPLE DIGITS. HIGH
TEMPERATURES FROM AROUND THE STATE INCLUDE...

92 DEGREES AT SISSETON
95 DEGREES AT WATERTOWN
97 DEGREES AT LEAD
99 DEGREES AT LUDLOW
100 DEGREES AT BRITTON AND LEMMON
101 DEGREES AT BELLE FOURCHE...MELLETTE...POLLOCK AND RAPID CITY
103 DEGREES AT GETTYSBURG...MCINTOSH...MOBRIDGE...SPEARFISH AND
    TIMBER LAKE
104 DEGREES AT ABERDEEN...FAULKTON AND MILLER
105 DEGREES AT ONIDA
106 DEGREES AT DUPREE AND HIGHMORE
107 DEGREES AT ARDMORE...BROOKINGS...HILLAND AND PIERRE
108 DEGREES AT FLANDREAU...HURON AND SIOUX FALLS
109 DEGREES AT VERMILLION
110 DEGREES AT CENTERVILLE...DE SMET...OELRICHS AND WAGNER
111 DEGREES AT HOT SPRINGS...HOWARD...KENNEBEC...MURDO...TYNDALL AND
    WINNER
112 DEGREES AT ACADEMY...CANTON...COTTONWOOD...MENNO AND WOOD
113 DEGREES AT GANN VALLEY...GREGORY...MARION AND YANKTON
114 DEGREES AT FORESTBURG AND WHITE LAKE
115 DEGREES AT MITCHELL

ON THIS DATE IN 1967 TEMPERATURES COOLED TO 38 DEGREES AT SIOUX
FALLS AND 37 AT BROOKINGS. MUCH OF THE REMAINDER OF THE STATE HAD
LOWS IN THE 40S.


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