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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1118 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIFTED NORTHWARD ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTH
DAKOTA OVERNIGHT. SOME AREAS OF THE STATE RECEIVED HEAVY RAINFALL
WHILE THE NORTHEAST AND NORTHWEST HAD LITTLE IF ANY RAIN. RAINFALL
EXCEEDED AN INCH TO THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST OF SIOUX FALLS...AND
ACROSS SOME OF THE SOUTHWEST. THUNDERSTORMS NEAR AND EAST OF KYLE
LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BROUGHT HEAVY RAINFALL TO THE AREA AND WAS
FOLLOWED BY ADDITIONAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING
THE NIGHT. AT 7 AM MDT A GRAND TOTAL OF 5.37 INCHES FELL ON THE TOWN
OF KYLE. REPORTS OF HEAVIER RAINFALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING SITES...

CITY                   RAINFALL     CITY                RAINFALL

KYLE                   5.37 INCHES  MURDO               2.47 INCHES
HERRICK                2.21         PARKSTON            1.88
FORT PIERRE            1.75         PICKSTOWN           1.49
GEDDES                 1.38         PARMELEE            1.36
LANTRY                 1.16         TYNDALL             1.15
MARION                 1.08         COTTONWOOD          0.96
BRIDGEWATER            0.95         ALEXANDRIA          0.90
WHITE LAKE             0.90         HAYES               0.85

EARLY MORNING LOW TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER AND MID 60S WERE COMMON
ACROSS THE STATE WITH THE SOUTHEAST AND THE NEAR WINNER REMAINING IN
THE UPPER 60S. PARTIAL CLEARING ACROSS THE NORTHWEST ALLOWED
TEMPERATURES TO COOL INTO THE 50S WITH BUFFALO THE COOLEST ON THE
PRAIRIES WITH 53 DEGREES. IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE BLACK
HILLS CUSTER COOLED TO 53 DEGREES.

AT 11 AM CDT RAIN CONTINUED TO MOVE NORTHWARD ACROSS MUCH OF EAST
CENTRAL AND CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. IN THE FOUR HOUR PERIOD ENDING AT
11 AM CDT RAINFALL WAS 0.28 INCHES AT PIERRE... 0.29 INCHES AT SIOUX
FALLS... 0.43 INCHES AT HURON AND 0.52 INCHES AT MITCHELL. SKIES
WERE MOSTLY SUNNY OVER THE FAR NORTHWEST...OTHERWISE RUSHMORE STATE
SKIES WERE CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE UPPER 60S AND LOWER 70S
WITH EXTREMES OF 66 AT SISSETON AND WATERTOWN TO 73 DEGREES AT
PHILIP. IN THE BLACK HILLS CUSTER WAS CLOUDY AND 63.

THIS DATE IN 1893 WAS A FROSTY ONE WITH HURON COOLING TO 34
DEGREES...ABERDEEN 31 DEGREES AND BROOKINGS 28 DEGREES.

ON THIS DATE IN 1991 THE MERCURY ROSE TO 106 DEGREES AT PIERRE.



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