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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1203 PM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

A CLOUDY SKY CONTINUED OVER SOUTH DAKOTA THROUGH THE NIGHT AND INTO
THIS MORNING. AN EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM IN THE BLACK HILLS
BROUGHT UP TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW TO DOWNTOWN CUSTER. THE RESPONSIBLE
LOW PRESSURE KEPT WINDS NORTHERLY...TEMPERATURES COOL...AND
ATMOSPHERE MOIST ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA. SMALL AMOUNTS OF LIGHT RAIN
FELL IN THE SOUTH CENTRAL AND EASTERN PARTS OF THE STATE...REACHING
THE INTERSTATE 29 CORRIDOR BY LATE MORNING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN THE
WEST WERE UP TO 0.17 INCH AT FAITH...AND IN THE EAST UP TO 0.05 INCH
AT ABERDEEN.

LOW TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA THIS MORNING VARIED WIDELY FROM
MID AND UPPER 20S IN THE BLACK HILLS...TO MID AND UPPER 40S IN THE
SOUTHEAST. MOST OF THE WEST COOLED INTO THE 30S...WHILE MOST OF THE
EAST ONLY DIPPED INTO THE LOW AND MID 40S. ONE OF THE COLDEST PLACES
THIS MORNING WAS DEERFIELD...REPORTING A MINIMUM OF 25 DEGREES.
MEANWHILE...TWO OF THE LEAST COOL PLACES WERE CENTERVILLE AND SIOUX
FALLS...BOTH ONLY FALLING TO 47 DEGREES.

AT 11 AM CDT / 10 AM MDT...A CLOUDY SKY WAS OVER THE MAJORITY OF
SOUTH DAKOTA. THERE WERE A FEW PEAKS OF SUNSHINE IN THE NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST...MAINLY BETWEEN MOBRIDGE AND BRISTOL. SNOW
WAS STILL FALLING IN THE BLACK HILLS...WHILE LIGHT RAIN EXTENDED
EASTWARD TOWARD MIDLAND. OTHER PATCHES OF LIGHT RAIN ALSO DOTTED THE
SOUTHWEST AND SOUTHEAST...MAINLY AROUND OELRICHS...CACTUS FLAT...
DRAPER...TYNDALL...MADISON...AND SIOUX FALLS. TEMPERATURES WERE
MAINLY IN THE 30S AND LOW 40S WEST...AND GENERALLY 40S EAST.
EXTREMES ACROSS THE STATE ON THE HOUR RANGED FROM 29 DEGREES AT
CUSTER...TO 51 AT SIOUX FALLS.

A PARTLY SUNNY TO CLOUDY SKY WILL CONTINUE OVER SOUTH DAKOTA THIS
AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL BE ENDING IN THE BLACK HILLS AS TEMPERATURES
BECOME WARM ENOUGH TO TRANSITION IT OVER TO LIGHT RAIN. PATCHY LIGHT
RAIN WILL CONTINUE IN THE SOUTHEAST. UNSEASONABLY COOL AIR WILL ONLY
ALLOW HIGH TEMPERATURES TO RANGE FROM THE LOWER 40S ON THE SOUTHWEST
HIGH PLAINS...TO THE LOW 50S IN THE EASTERN THIRD. THE BLACK HILLS
AREA CAN EXPECT HIGHS MOSTLY IN THE 30S.

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