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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1156 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

A CLOUDY SKY CONTINUED ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA OVERNIGHT...WITH SOME
SMALL AMOUNTS OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. EVENING
RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE GREATEST NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM CENTERVILLE
TO FLANDREAU...AND SOUTHEAST OF ANOTHER LINE FROM LAKE ANDES TO
CLEAR LAKE...WHERE UP TO 2.47 INCHES OF RAIN WAS MEASURED IN THE
SOUTHEAST PART OF SIOUX FALLS. MOST OTHER RAINFALL REPORTS WERE
BETWEEN A TENTH AND A HALF INCH. TEMPERATURES COOLED INTO THE UPPER
30S TO UPPER 40S AT MOST LOCATIONS BY EARLY MORNING. NORTHWEST TO
NORTH WINDS AT 15 TO 30 MPH ADDED A CHILL TO THE AIR...REMINDING US
THAT AUTUMN IS COMING SOON.

ALTHOUGH LOW TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA WERE MAINLY IN THE
UPPER 30S TO UPPER 40S...MOST OF THE 30S AND LOW 40S WERE IN THE
WESTERN AND NORTHERN PARTS OF THE STATE. TWO OF THE COOLEST SPOTS
WERE BAKER PARK AND NEMO...BOTH DIPPING TO 36 DEGREES. UPPER 40S TO
MID 50S WERE COMMON IN THE SOUTHEAST...BUT READINGS WERE NEARLY
STEADY OR SLOWLY FALLING AFTER SUNRISE. YANKTON AND CENTERVILLE WERE
TWO OF THE MILDER TOWNS AT SUNRISE...BOTH AT 54 DEGREES. SIOUX FALLS
WAS CLOSE BEHIND...WITH A FINAL DROP TO 52 AT 1047 AM CDT.

AT 11 AM CDT / 10 AM MDT...A CLOUDY SKY CONTINUED OVER SOUTH
DAKOTA...WITH SOME LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS BETWEEN PROVO AND GETTYSBURG.
TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S IN THE WESTERN HALF OF
THE STATE...AND IN THE UPPER 40S TO LOW 50S FOR THE EASTERN HALF.
EXTREMES ACROSS THE PLAINS ON THE HOUR RANGED FROM 39 DEGREES AT
BUFFALO...ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE...AND THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT...TO
53 AT SIOUX FALLS. IN THE BLACK HILLS...CUSTER WAS 45 DEGREES. WINDS
ACROSS THE WESTERN HALF OF SOUTH DAKOTA VARIED FROM NORTH TO EAST AT
7 TO 15 MPH. THE EASTERN HALF OF THE STATE HAD NORTHWEST OR NORTH
WINDS AT 14 TO 20 MPH...WITH GUSTS OF 21 TO 29 MPH.

THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE COOL AND WET IN THE WESTERN THIRD OF SOUTH
DAKOTA...WHILE THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN PARTS OF THE STATE ARE COOL
AND BREEZY. MOST OF THE RAIN SHOWERS WILL OCCUR WEST OF A LINE FROM
OELRICHS TO SHADEHILL...BUT THERE COULD ALSO BE SOME PERIODIC
DRIZZLE ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE STATE. TEMPERATURES WILL
RECOVER INTO THE MID 40S TO LOW 50S WEST RIVER...BUT HOVER IN THE
UPPER 40S TO LOW 50S FURTHER EAST. THE BLACK HILLS AREA CAN EXPECT
READINGS TO HOLD IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S THROUGH THE DAYTIME
HOURS.

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