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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
826 PM CDT FRI AUG 01 2014

THE FIRST DAY OF AUGUST BROUGHT SUMMER TIME HEAT TO RESIDENTS OF
SOUTH DAKOTA WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE 80S ACROSS THE EAST...
AND CLIMBING INTO THE 90S WEST. THUNDERSTORMS INITIALLY FORMED OVER
THE EASTERN BLACK HILLS AROUND NOON AND SPREAD SOUTHEAST
ACROSS THE PRAIRIES. AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY FROM THIS ACTIVITY SPREAD
EAST AND NORTH TRIGGERING ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE
OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES BROUGHT GUSTY WINDS AND COOLER TEMPERATURES. THE
4 PM MDT TEMPERATURE OF 94 AT PHILIP COOLED TO 76 DEGREES AT 5 PM
AFTER THUNDERSTORMS PASSED OVER THE COMMUNITY. BY LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON MUCH OF THE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WAS LOCATED BETWEEN
FAITH AND MISSION. SOME OF THE STRONGER STORMS BROUGHT HEAVY RAIN
BUT REMAINED BELOW SEVERE LEVELS. OTHER THUNDERSTORMS IN NORTH
DAKOTA SCRAPED THE FAR NORTH NEAR POLLOCK AND EUREKA BEFORE
DISSIPATING. OUTSIDE OF THE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY AFTERNOON SKIES
WERE MOSTLY SUNNY.

AFTERNOON WINDS WERE LIGHT BUT GUSTIER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
PHILIP WAS THE HOTTEST IN THE STATE AT 99 DEGREES.

AT 8 PM CDT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...SOME WITH HEAVY RAIN...
WERE LOCATED WEST AND SOUTH OF PIERRE...FROM MISSION RIDGE TO WEST
OF WINNER. SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLEAR EAST AND NORTHWEST...AND MOSTLY
CLOUDY CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST. TEMPERATURES WERE MAINLY IN THE UPPER
70S AND LOWER 80S WITH EXTREMES OF 76 AT PINE RIDGE AND SIOUX FALLS
TO 89 AT PHILIP. IN THE BLACK HILLS CUSTER WAS MOSTLY CLOUDY AND 69
DEGREES.

ON THIS DATE IN 1975 VERY HEAVY RAIN FELL IN SIOUX FALLS WITH 4.59
INCHES AND NEARBY CANTON RECEIVED 3.32 INCHES.

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SHEEHAN








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