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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
825 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

LOW PRESSURE STRETCHING ACROSS THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS BROUGHT
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO SOUTH DAKOTA SATURDAY
AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORMS MOVED INTO THE FAR SOUTHWEST AROUND 1 PM
MDT WITH FURTHER DEVELOPMENT TO THE NORTH NEAR BELLE FOURCHE AND
NEWELL. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES RAINFALL OF A HALF INCH TO AN INCH
PLUS ACROSS MUCH OF FALL RIVER COUNTY AND SOUTHWEST SHANNON COUNTY.
A BIT LATER A NORTH SOUTH LINE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
DEVELOPED ACROSS CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA FROM WEST OF MISSION TO WEST
OF PIERRE TO MOBRIDGE. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES RAINFALL OF ONE TO
THREE INCHES FELL SOUTHWEST OF MOBRIDGE NEAR PROMISE...LAPLANT AND
MISSION RIDGE. OTHER THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED SOUTHWEST OF ABERDEEN
NEAR FAULKTON AND MOVED NORTHWARD DROPPING HEAVY RAINFALL ESTIMATED
AT ONE TO THREE PLUS INCHES FROM WEST OF FAULKTON...TO NORBECK AND
LEOLA. THESE STORMS ALSO PRODUCED A TORNADO 7 MILES WEST OF CRESBARD
AT 540 PM CDT. STILL OTHER SCATTERED SHOWERS MOVED RAPIDLY NORTHWARD
ACROSS MUCH OF THE EAST...A FEW BRINGING BRIEF HEAVY RAIN.

IN THE 24 HOUR PERIOD ENDING EARLY THIS EVENING HEAVIER RAINS FELL
ACROSS THE WEST...NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST. SOME OF HEAVIER
AMOUNTS INCLUDE...

CITY               RAINFALL     CITY              RAINFALL

10 S OF DUPREE     5.60 INCHES  DUPREE            5.12 INCHES
FAITH              3.34         PHILIP            2.09
BUFFALO            1.48         MILESVILLE        1.35
POLLOCK            1.13         FORT MEADE        1.10
SIOUX FALLS        1.01         MOBRIDGE          0.84
MITCHELL           0.82

AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE LOWER AND MID 80S ACROSS THE
SOUTHEAST...THE UPPER 70S TO AROUND 80 SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL
...THE LOWER AND MID 70S BLACK HILLS...NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
...AND IN THE MID AND UPPER 60S NORTHWEST. MENNO WAS THE WARMEST IN
THE STATE WITH 85 DEGREES WHILE NEARBY SIOUX CITY IOWA HIT 88.

AFTERNOON WINDS WERE FROM THE NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER
GUSTS ACROSS THE NORTHWEST...AND FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH
WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER GUSTS ACROSS THE EAST AND CENTRAL.

AT 8 PM CDT A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN WERE LOCATED
SOUTHWEST OF MITCHELL NEAR PLATTE. OTHER THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY
RAIN WERE LOCATED NEAR AND NORTHWEST OF ABERDEEN AND BETWEEN MARTIN
AND PIERRE. TEMPERATURES VARIED FROM 60 DEGREES AT BUFFALO TO 81 AT
YANKTON.

ON THIS DATE IN 2003 TEMPERATURES SOARED TO 109 DEGREES AT PIERRE
... 108 DEGREES AT HIGHMORE AND MOBRIDGE... 107 DEGREES AT HURON
...KENNEBEC AND WINNER AND 106 DEGREES AT ABERDEEN AND POLLOCK.


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