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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1119 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS GRADUALLY ENDED DURING THE NIGHT
ACROSS EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA. HEAVIEST RAINS IN THE 24 HOUR PERIOD
ENDING EARLY THIS MORNING OCCURRED ACROSS THE NORTHEAST AND
CENTRAL WITH 1.39 INCHES AT GANN VALLEY... 1.32 INCHES AT FAULKTON
...1.25 INCHES AT ABERDEEN... 1.11 INCHES AT BATH...1.00 INCH AT
SELBY AND 0.87 INCHES AT COLUMBIA. THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY
EVENING NEAR AND SOUTH OF SIOUX FALLS ALSO CONTRIBUTED TO HEAVY 24
HOUR RAIN TOTALS WITH 1.68 INCHES NEAR WORTHING... 1.16 INCHES AT
HURLEY AND AROUND AN INCH IN SOUTH SIOUX FALLS. SKIES CLEARED OVER
THE WEST DURING THE NIGHT WITH SOME INCREASE IN CLOUDS LATE. FOG
FORMED ACROSS THE CENTRAL BECOMING DENSE LATE NEAR MOBRIDGE AND
PIERRE.

EARLY MORNING LOW TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE LOWER AND MID 60S ACROSS
THE CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST...AND IN THE MID AND UPPER 60S SOUTHEAST.
TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE WEST COOLED INTO THE 50S AS SKIES CLEARED
WITH PINE RIDGE THE COOLEST ON THE PRAIRIES AT 47 DEGREES. IN THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE BLACK HILLS CUSTER COOLED TO 49...PACTOLA
DAM 46 AND HILL CITY 44 DEGREES.

OVERNIGHT WINDS WERE LIGHT OR CALM BUT INCREASED FROM THE NORTH
SHORTLY BEFORE DAWN ACROSS THE NORTHWEST.

AT 11 AM CDT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...SOME PRODUCING BRIEFLY
HEAVY RAINFALL...WERE LOCATED ACROSS FAR SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA IN
UNION COUNTY. MUCH OF THE WEST AND CENTRAL WERE SUNNY BUT CLOUDS
COVERED THE AREA NEAR THE WESTERN BORDER. NORTH AND NORTHWEST WINDS
HAD INCREASED TO 15 TO 30 MPH ACROSS THE WEST WITH GUSTS OF 35 MPH
AT BUFFALO AND 39 MPH AT FAITH. WINDS ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND EAST
REMAINED LIGHT OR CALM. TEMPERATURES VARIED FROM 65 AT PIERRE TO 74
DEGREES AT WINNER. IN THE BLACK HILLS CUSTER WAS PARTLY SUNNY AND 63
DEGREES.

LATE SUMMER HEAT WAS EXPERIENCED ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA ON THIS DATE IN 2012. SOME OF THE HOTTEST SITES INCLUDE...

112 DEGREES AT WINNER
111 DEGREES AT COTTONWOOD...KENNEBEC...MURDO...PHILIP AND PIERRE
110 DEGREES AT WOOD
109 DEGREES AT INTERIOR AND WASTA
107 DEGREES AT FAITH...MISSION AND RAPID CITY AIRPORT
106 DEGREES AT MOBRIDGE AND RAPID CITY NWS OFFICE
105 DEGREES AT HIGHMORE


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