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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1124 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

A STRONG AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WAS STRETCHED ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS OVERNIGHT. THIS STORM SYSTEM BROUGHT STRONG AND
GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS TO CENTRAL AND EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA WITH
SPEEDS AVERAGING 15 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. GUSTS IN EXCESS OF
40 MPH WERE COMMON ACROSS THE CENTRAL WITH A GUST TO 54 MPH AT
MOBRIDGE SHORTLY AFTER 1 AM CDT. OTHER WIND GUSTS OVERNIGHT OCCURRED
AT MITCHELL AND PHILIP WITH 45 MPH AND CHAMBERLAIN AND PIERRE AT 43
MPH. SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST WINDS WERE NOT AS STRONG ACROSS THE WEST
AVERAGING 10 TO 20 MPH WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS.

OVERNIGHT SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS UNDER A TENTH OF AN INCH
WERE COMMON ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE ALTHOUGH A FEW LOCATIONS
RECEIVED A BIT MORE. PINE RIDGE MEASURED 0.18 INCHES IN AN EARLY
EVENING THUNDERSTORM AND RAINFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT BROUGHT 0.25 INCHES
TO SISSETON AND 0.31 INCHES TO VICTOR.

OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 50S ACROSS
THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN PRAIRIES...THE UPPER 40S TO AROUND 50
DEGREES SOUTHEAST...AND IN THE MID AND UPPER 40S NORTHEAST AND NEAR
BROOKINGS. SISSETON WAS THE COLDEST IN THE STATE WITH 43 DEGREES.

AT 11 AM CDT STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS CONTINUED ACROSS THE
EAST AND CENTRAL AVERAGING 20 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. WIND
GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WERE MEASURED AT HURON AND YANKTON WITH 41
MPH...SIOUX FALLS WITH 43 MPH AND MITCHELL WITH 47 MPH. WESTERLY
WINDS WERE ON THE INCREASE NEAR THE WESTERN BORDER WITH A GUST TO 45
MPH AT CUSTER. THE WIND WAS LIGHT ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST PRAIRIES.
SKIES REMAINED MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS OVER THE
NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST. IN THE FOUR HOUR PERIOD ENDING AT 11 AM
CDT SISSETON RECEIVED AN ADDITIONAL 0.07 INCHES OF RAIN.
TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 60S ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST
AND SOUTH CENTRAL PRAIRIES...AND IN THE 50S NORTH AND EAST EXCEPT
40S FAR NORTHEAST. EXTREMES WERE FROM 43 DEGREES AT SISSETON TO 66
DEGREES AT WINNER.

THIS DATE ONE YEAR AGO WAS QUITE CHILLY ACROSS THE STATE AFTER SNOW
HAD FALLEN THE PREVIOUS DAY. LOW TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY IN THE
TEENS. LOW TEMPERATURES FROM AROUND THE STATE INCLUDE...

23 DEGREES AT VERMILLION
22 DEGREES AT SIOUX FALLS
20 DEGREES AT SISSETON
19 DEGREES AT CANTON AND SPEARFISH
18 DEGREES AT LEMMON...PICKSTOWN AND TYNDALL
17 DEGREES AT CAMP CROOK...FAITH AND MURDO
16 DEGREES AT CHAMBERLAIN...PIERRE AND POLLOCK
15 DEGREES AT ABERDEEN
13 DEGREES AT BROOKINGS...MOBRIDGE...PHILIP...TIMBER LAKE...WASTA
   AND WINNER
12 DEGREES AT FORESTBURG...MITCHELL...PINE RIDGE AND THE RAPID CITY
   AIRPORT
11 DEGREES AT ACADEMY...WATERTOWN AND WOOD
10 DEGREES AT HIGHMORE
9 DEGREES AT COTTONWOOD AND LEAD
8 DEGREES AT HURON AND KENNEBEC



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