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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
820 PM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

CLOUDY SKIES AND UNSEASONABLY COOL TEMPERATURES PREVAILED THROUGHOUT
SOUTH DAKOTA ON WEDNESDAY. SOME LIGHT RAIN MOVED ACROSS WEST RIVER
SECTIONS DURING THE MORNING HOURS. NORTHERLY WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH
WERE SEEN ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF THE STATE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

HIGH TEMPERATURES VARIED FROM THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 40S ACROSS
WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...WITH 50S TO LOWER 60S ALONG AND EAST OF THE
MISSOURI RIVER. THE COOLEST LOCATION WAS THE FAR NORTHWEST TOWN OF
BUFFALO WITH 42 DEGREES. THE WARMEST READING WHICH OCCURRED EARLY IN
THE DAY...WAS SHARED BY SIOUX FALLS AND YANKTON WITH 61 DEGREES.

AT MID EVENING...CLOUDY SKIES PERSISTED THROUGHOUT THE STATE AS A
FEW AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN WERE SEEN WEST RIVER. NORTHERLY WINDS AT 5
TO 10 MPH MADE FOR A RATHER BLUSTERY SEPTEMBER EVENING AS READINGS
WERE ONLY IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S.

A WINTER STORM WARNING WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR THE BLACK HILLS AREA
OVERNIGHT AS AN EARLY SEASON SNOWFALL IS ANTICIPATED IN THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS. RAIN AND SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO THE WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA
DURING THE NIGHT AS UPWARDS OF 6 INCHES OF NEW SNOW IS POSSIBLE BY
THURSDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 6000 FEET. OTHERWISE IT WILL REMAIN CLOUDY
STATE WIDE AS LOW TEMPERATURES DIP INTO THE 30S TO LOWER 40S..WITH
THE COLDEST READINGS IN WESTERN PARTS OF THE STATE.
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