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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1154 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

IT WAS A RELATIVELY QUIET NIGHT ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA...WITH A PARTLY
TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKY...SEASONAL LOW TEMPERATURES...AND WINDS
SHIFTING FROM SOUTHERLY TO NORTHERLY BEHIND A WEAK COOL FRONT
PUSHING SOUTHEAST. THERE WERE A FEW SPRINKLES OF RAIN NEAR THE
BOUNDARY...MAINLY NEAR THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY...BUT MOST AMOUNTS
WERE ONLY TRACES. PARTIAL SUNSHINE THIS MORNING ALLOWED TEMPERATURES
TO WARM INTO THE 50S BY MID MORNING ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF SOUTH
DAKOTA.

LOW TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA THIS MORNING WERE IN THE 40S TO
MID 50S IN THE EASTERN HALF OF THE STATE...AND IN THE 30S TO MID 40S
IN THE WESTERN HALF. TWO OF THE COLDEST PLACES WERE DEERFIELD AND
LEAD IN THE BLACK HILLS...BOTH DIPPING TO 26 DEGREES. ON THE
PLAINS...TWO OF THE COOLER SPOTS WERE BUFFALO...WITH 32...AND THE
RAPID CITY WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE...WITH 34. ONE OF THE MILDEST
TOWNS OVERNIGHT WAS MITCHELL...NEVER SLIPPING BELOW 56 DEGREES.
YANKTON WAS CLOSE BEHIND...WITH 54.

AT 11 AM CDT / 10 AM CDT...THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN PARTS OF SOUTH
DAKOTA WERE PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY...WHILE THE NORTHWEST AND NORTH
CENTRAL SECTIONS WERE SUNNY TO MOSTLY SUNNY. TEMPERATURES WERE IN
THE 50S TO LOW 60S. EXTREMES ON THE HOUR RANGED FROM 50 DEGREES AT
BOTH CUSTER AND SPEARFISH...TO 64 AT SIOUX FALLS. WINDS WERE STILL
SOUTHERLY IN THE FAR SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SOUTH DAKOTA...GENERALLY
SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM TYNDALL TO DELL RAPIDS. SIOUX FALLS HAD A
SOUTH WIND AT 20 MPH...AND YANKTON REPORTED A SOUTHWEST WIND AT
10 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH. MOST OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE STATE
HAD WINDS BETWEEN WEST AND NORTH AT 7 TO 17 MPH. CUSTER WAS AN
EXCEPTION...WITH A SOUTHEAST WIND AT 5 MPH... AND SO WAS BUFFALO...
WITH A WEST BREEZE AT 29 MPH.

THIS DATE IN 1928 WAS VERY COLD...WITH MINIMUM TEMPERATURES IN THE
TEENS ACROSS MOST OF SOUTH DAKOTA. ONE OF THE COLDEST TOWNS WAS
WINNER...FALLING TO 8 DEGREES. FAITH MISSED MUCH OF THE CHILL...
HOLDING AT 29. SOME SELECTED LOW TEMPERATURES FROM AROUND THE STATE
INCLUDED:

    WINNER      8
    WEBSTER     9
    CLARK       10
    HOWARD      10
    MENNO       11
    WATERTOWN   11
    CASTLEWOOD  12
    BRITTON     12
    FLANDREAU   12
    EUREKA      13
    WENTWORTH   13
    FORESTBURG  13
    HIGHMORE    13
    MARION      14
    ONIDA       14
    ASHTON      14
    FAULKTON    14
    MELLETTE    14
    MILBANK     14
    IPSWICH     14
    LEMMON      14
    MOBRIDGE    14
    VIVIAN      14
    WOOD        15
    SIOUX FALLS 15
    ALEXANDRIA  15
    WHITE LAKE  15
    REDFIELD    15
    TIMBER LAKE 15
    ABERDEEN    15
    COTTONWOOD  15
    GANN VALLEY 15
    BROOKINGS   15
    MILLER      15
    MITCHELL    16
    POLLOCK     16
    HURON       16
    CENTERVILLE 17
    CANTON      17
    ACADEMY     17
    CAMP CROOK  17
    MURDO       17
    KENNEBEC    17
    VERMILLION  18
    TYNDALL     18
    WAGNER      18
    ARMOUR      18
    DUPREE      18
    BELVIDERE   18
    OTTUMWA     19
    RAPID CITY  21
    HERMOSA     21
    SPEARFISH   22
    NEWELL      23
    LEAD        23
    ARDMORE     27
    HOT SPRINGS 27
    OELRICHS    28
    FAITH       29

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