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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
857 PM CDT SAT JUL 19 2014

A MIXTURE OF CLOUDS AND SUNSHINE WERE OVER SOUTH DAKOTA TODAY...WITH
THE MAJORITY OF THE SUN OCCURRING IN THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE
STATE. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE SOUTH CENTRAL PART
OF SOUTH DAKOTA LATE THIS MORNING SLID SOUTHEAST INTO NORTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA BY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. OTHERWISE THE RUSHMORE STATE WAS
DRY AND WARM AFTER THE SCATTERED OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MORNING STORMS.
DEWPOINTS HAVE BEEN SLOWLY INCREASING TODAY...AS LIGHT SOUTHEAST TO
SOUTH WINDS WERE BEGINNING TO BRING SUMMERTIME HEAT AND HUMIDITY TO
THE REGION. THIS IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR AT LEAST THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS.

HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON VARIED FROM THE
MID 70S TO MID 80S IN THE EASTERN...NORTH CENTRAL...AND BLACK HILLS
SECTIONS...TO THE UPPER 80S AND LOW 90S ON THE WESTERN HIGH PLAINS
AND SOUTH CENTRAL PART OF THE STATE. ONE OF THE HOTTEST TOWNS TODAY
WAS PHILIP...WITH 92 DEGREES. BUFFALO...PIERRE...AND WINNER WERE ALL
CLOSE BEHIND...WITH 91. ONE OF THE COOLEST PLACES WAS MADISON...ONLY
REACHING 75 DEGREES. SIOUX FALLS WAS JUST A LITTLE WARMER...WITH 77.
IN THE BLACK HILLS...CUSTER CLIMBED TO 83 DEGREES.

AT 8 PM CDT / 7 PM MDT...A MOSTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKY WAS OVER
SOUTH DAKOTA...WITH TEMPERATURES MAINLY IN THE UPPER 70S TO MID 80S.
EXTREMES ON THE HOUR RANGED FROM 88 DEGREES AT BOTH BUFFALO AND
PHILIP...TO 74 AT WATERTOWN. WINDS ACROSS MOST OF THE STATE WERE OUT
OF THE SOUTHEAST OR SOUTH AT 3 TO 12 MPH. TWO EXCEPTIONS WERE A WEST
WIND AT 5 MPH AT BUFFALO...AND A SOUTHEAST BREEZE AT 14 MPH AT FAITH.

OVERNIGHT...A PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKY IS FORECAST OVER SOUTH
DAKOTA...WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE NORTHEAST
QUARTER OF THE STATE AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE
PLAINS WILL ONLY DROP INTO THE 60S AND LOWER 70S...WHILE THE BLACK
HILLS AREA DIPS INTO THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S.

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