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AWUS83 KFSD 202118
RWSFSD
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-210000-

REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH CENTRAL UNITED STATES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
420 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

MILD TO WARM TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS THE
NORTHERN PLAINS FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. A WEAK COLD FRONT MOVING OUT
OF THE REGION WILL BRING A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT TO
THE SOUTHEAST...INCLUDING IOWA...NEBRASKA...SOUTHEAST SOUTH
DAKOTA...AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. FOR MONDAY...DRY AND WINDY WEATHER
WILL BE THE RULE BEHIND THE FRONT...RESULTING IN ELEVATED FIRE
DANGER IN PARTS OF THE REGION. HIGH TEMPERATURES MONDAY ARE GOING TO
BE IN THE 60S TO MID 70S...EXCEPT FOR SOME 50S NEAR THE CANADIAN
BORDER.

MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY SHOULD BRING LIGHTER WINDS AND MOSTLY DRY
WEATHER. SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS...AND STRONG WINDS WILL RETURN BY
WEDNESDAY...AS STRONG LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.

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000
AWUS83 KFSD 202118
RWSFSD
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-210000-

REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH CENTRAL UNITED STATES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
420 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

MILD TO WARM TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS THE
NORTHERN PLAINS FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. A WEAK COLD FRONT MOVING OUT
OF THE REGION WILL BRING A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT TO
THE SOUTHEAST...INCLUDING IOWA...NEBRASKA...SOUTHEAST SOUTH
DAKOTA...AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. FOR MONDAY...DRY AND WINDY WEATHER
WILL BE THE RULE BEHIND THE FRONT...RESULTING IN ELEVATED FIRE
DANGER IN PARTS OF THE REGION. HIGH TEMPERATURES MONDAY ARE GOING TO
BE IN THE 60S TO MID 70S...EXCEPT FOR SOME 50S NEAR THE CANADIAN
BORDER.

MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY SHOULD BRING LIGHTER WINDS AND MOSTLY DRY
WEATHER. SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS...AND STRONG WINDS WILL RETURN BY
WEDNESDAY...AS STRONG LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.

$$









000
AWUS83 KFSD 201639
RWSSD
SDZ001>074-210200-

SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1139 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

A COOL FRONT SET UP ACROSS THE FAR SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SOUTH DAKOTA
OVERNIGHT...ALLOWING LIGHT NORTHERLY OR CALM WINDS TO BRING CHILLY
TEMPERATURES TO THE EASTERN HALF OF THE STATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED AND MOVED NORTHEAST ON THE WARM SIDE OF THE
BOUNDARY...AFFECTING NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AND NORTHWEST IOWA THIS
MORNING. FURTHER WEST IN SOUTH DAKOTA...THE WESTERN HALF OF THE
STATE PICKED UP LIGHT SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS...WHICH KEPT
TEMPERATURES SOMEWHAT WARMER. A CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKY DURING
THE NIGHT LED INTO A MOSTLY SUNNY TO SUNNY EASTER MORNING.
TEMPERATURES WARMED INTO THE 50S AND LOW 60S ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF
THE STATE BY MID MORNING.

LOW TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA THIS MORNING DIPPED INTO UPPER
20S AND LOW 30S IN MUCH OF THE NORTHEAST AND BLACK HILLS SECTIONS OF
SOUTH DAKOTA. THE REST OF THE STATE COOLED INTO THE MID 30S TO UPPER
40S. ONE OF THE MILDEST PLACES OVERNIGHT WAS PINNACLES RANGER
STATION...NEVER SLIPPING BELOW 49 DEGREES. OGLALA AND YANKTON WERE
CLOSE BEHIND...BOTH WITH 45. ONE OF THE COOLEST TOWNS THIS MORNING
WAS WESTPORT...FALLING ALL THE WAY TO 28 DEGREES. WAKPALA AND NEMO
WERE ALMOST AS COOL...BOTH WITH 29.

AT 11 AM CDT / 10 AM MDT...A MOSTLY SUNNY TO SUNNY SKY CONTINUED OVER
SOUTH DAKOTA. TEMPERATURES WERE MAINLY IN THE 60S. EXTREMES ON THE
HOUR RANGED FROM 59 DEGREES AT ABERDEEN...TO 70 AT SIOUX FALLS.
WINDS ACROSS THE EASTERN HALF OF SOUTH DAKOTA VARIED FROM EAST TO
SOUTH AT 5 TO 17 MPH. MEANWHILE...MOST OF THE WESTERN HALF OF THE
STATE HAD SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS AT 8 TO 18 MPH. HOWEVER...FAITH
WAS BREEZIER...WITH SOUTH WINDS AVERAGING 15 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO
25 MPH. TWO OTHER EXCEPTIONS WERE ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE...WITH A
NORTH WIND AT 10 MPH...AND CUSTER...WITH A WEST WIND AT 7 MPH.

ON THIS DATE IN 1980...HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA WERE 25
TO 35 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...REACHING THE MID 80S TO MID 90S AT MOST
LOCATIONS IN THE STATE. ONE OF THE HOTTEST TOWNS WAS WINNER...
CLIMBING TO 97 DEGREES. EVEN CUSTER IN THE BLACK HILLS WARMED TO 72.
A SELECTION OF HIGHS AROUND SOUTH DAKOTA INCLUDED:

    WINNER              97
    HURON               96
    FAULKTON            96
    KENNEBEC            96
    PRESHO              96
    MIDLAND             96
    STEPHAN             96
    DE SMET             96
    HIGHMORE            96
    MC LAUGHLIN         96
    WAGNER              95
    ACADEMY             95
    WHITE LAKE          95
    ONIDA               95
    FORESTBURG          95
    GANN VALLEY         95
    BRITTON             95
    PIERRE              95
    FT SULLY            94
    DUPREE              94
    GETTYSBURG          94
    TIMBER LAKE         94
    MURDO               94
    SISSETON            94
    POLLOCK             94
    PHILIP              94
    TYNDALL             93
    PICKSTOWN           93
    GREGORY             93
    WOOD                93
    SIOUX FALLS         93
    BRIDGEWATER         93
    CEDAR BUTTE         93
    ALEXANDRIA          93
    ABERDEEN            93
    WAUBAY              93
    IPSWICH             93
    WENTWORTH           93
    HOWARD              93
    WESSINGTON SPRINGS  93
    MILESVILLE          93
    MILLER              93
    LEOLA               93
    MOBRIDGE            93
    PORCUPINE           92
    INTERIOR            92
    CASTLEWOOD          92
    CLARK               92
    MAURINE             92
    WEBSTER             92
    GLAD VALLEY         92
    WASTA               92
    RALPH               92
    MC INTOSH           92
    CANTON              91
    BELLE FOURCHE       91
    FAITH               91
    COLUMBIA            91
    EUREKA              91
    LEMMON              91
    BONESTEEL           90
    MISSION             90
    HARRINGTON          90
    LONG VALLEY         90
    CLEAR LAKE          90
    WATERTOWN           90
    SUMMIT              90
    MADISON             90
    LUDLOW              90
    EDGEMONT            89
    REDIG               89
    BISON               89
    FT MEADE            89
    CAMP CROOK          89
    OELRICHS            88
    VERMILLION          87
    CENTERVILLE         87
    MARTIN              87
    HOT SPRINGS         87
    RAPID CITY          87
    SPEARFISH           85
    ORAL                84
    NEWELL              83
    DEADWOOD            82
    PACTOLA DAM         81
    LEAD                78
    CUSTER              72

$$








000
AWUS83 KFSD 201036
RWSFSD
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-210000-

REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH CENTRAL UNITED STATES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
535 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

VERY MILD TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS FOR
THE NEXT FEW DAYS. IN THE SHORTER TERM...A WEAK BOUNDARY WILL REMAIN
IN PLACE FROM SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...THROUGH NORTHWEST IOWA...INTO
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA. THIS BOUNDARY WILL BE A FOCUS FROM SCATTERED
SHOWERS OR A FEW THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TONIGHT. A SECOND BOUNDARY
WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL DAKOTAS BY LATE AFTERNOON...THEN TRACK
EAST INTO MINNESOTA AND IOWA TONIGHT. A FEW SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS
WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ALONG THIS BOUNDARY TONIGHT. HIGHS TODAY WILL
BE IN THE 70S IN MOST AREAS...WITH LOWS TONIGHT RANGING FROM 30S IN
THE WESTERN DAKOTAS...TO 50S IN IOWA AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA.

DRY CONDITIONS WITH CONTINUED ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
FOR THE EARLY PART OF THE WORK WEEK...THEN A STRONGER SYSTEM WILL
LIKELY BRING SOME RAINFALL FOR MANY LOCATIONS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

$$










000
AWUS83 KFSD 201036
RWSFSD
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-210000-

REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH CENTRAL UNITED STATES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
535 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

VERY MILD TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS FOR
THE NEXT FEW DAYS. IN THE SHORTER TERM...A WEAK BOUNDARY WILL REMAIN
IN PLACE FROM SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...THROUGH NORTHWEST IOWA...INTO
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA. THIS BOUNDARY WILL BE A FOCUS FROM SCATTERED
SHOWERS OR A FEW THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TONIGHT. A SECOND BOUNDARY
WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL DAKOTAS BY LATE AFTERNOON...THEN TRACK
EAST INTO MINNESOTA AND IOWA TONIGHT. A FEW SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS
WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ALONG THIS BOUNDARY TONIGHT. HIGHS TODAY WILL
BE IN THE 70S IN MOST AREAS...WITH LOWS TONIGHT RANGING FROM 30S IN
THE WESTERN DAKOTAS...TO 50S IN IOWA AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA.

DRY CONDITIONS WITH CONTINUED ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
FOR THE EARLY PART OF THE WORK WEEK...THEN A STRONGER SYSTEM WILL
LIKELY BRING SOME RAINFALL FOR MANY LOCATIONS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

$$











000
AWUS83 KFSD 200133
RWSSD
SDZ001>074-201700-

SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
832 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

MILD TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH A MIX OF CLOUDS AND SUN ACROSS
SOUTH DAKOTA ON SATURDAY. NORTHWEST WINDS AT 10 TO 15 MPH PREVAILED
THROUGHOUT MUCH OF THE STATE BEHIND A DEPARTING COLD FRONT.

HIGH TEMPERATURES VARIED FROM THE UPPER 50S TO THE LOWER 70S AROUND
THE RUSHMORE STATE. THE COLD SPOT WAS IN THE BLACK HILLS TOWN OF
CUSTER WITH 58 DEGREES. WHILE THE WARMEST LOCATION SATURDAY WAS
YANKTON WITH WARM 72 DEGREES.

AT MID EVENING...SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLEAR OVER NORTHERN SECTIONS OF
THE STATE. ELSEWHERE IT WAS PARTLY CLOUDY AS LIGHT SOUTHERLY WINDS
WERE SEEN THROUGHOUT MOST SECTIONS. TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE UPPER
50S TO MIDDLE 60S...WITH THE WARMEST READINGS IN THE SOUTHERN THIRD
OF SOUTH DAKOTA.

EXPECT QUIET CONDITIONS AROUND THE STATE DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.
CLOUDS WILL LINGER ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE STATE...WITH
MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES ELSEWHERE DURING THE NIGHT. LOW TEMPERATURES WILL
DIP INTO THE UPPER 30S IN THE FAR WEST...WITH MAINLY 40S AROUND THE
REMAINDER OF THE STATE.
$$

















000
AWUS83 KFSD 192132
RWSFSD
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-201100-

REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH CENTRAL UNITED STATES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
433 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

VERY MILD TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS FOR
THE NEXT FEW DAYS. IN THE SHORTER TERM...A WEAK WIND SHIFT BOUNDARY
WILL BASICALLY STALL FROM SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...TO SOUTHEAST
MINNESOTA. ALONG THIS BOUNDARY...SCATTERED SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS
ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...MAINLY FROM EASTERN
NEBRASKA...TO NORTHERN IOWA AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA. THE REST OF THE
REGION WILL RECEIVE LITTLE OR NO PRECIPITATION FOR THE REST OF THE
WEEKEND. EARLY NEXT WEEK LOOKS DRY ACROSS THE AREA...THEN A STRONGER
SYSTEM WILL LIKELY BRING SOME RAINFALL FOR MANY LOCATIONS NEXT
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE 30S IN NORTHERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...PROGRESSIVELY WARMING TO THE 50S IN IOWA AND EASTERN
NEBRASKA. EASTER SUNDAY WILL BE PLEASANT...WITH WIDESPREAD HIGHS IN
THE 70S AND NOT A LOT OF WIND.

$$








000
AWUS83 KFSD 191654
RWSSD
SDZ001>074-200200-

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

$$








000
AWUS83 KFSD 191011
RWSFSD
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-200000-

REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH CENTRAL UNITED STATES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
511 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

A MILD WEEKEND IS IN STORE ACROSS THE REGION...WITH HIGHS IN THE 60S
AND 70S EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE REGION BOTH TODAY AND SUNDAY. A WEAK
BOUNDARY WILL MOVE THROUGH THE EASTERN DAKOTAS AND WESTERN MINNESOTA
TODAY...STALLING FROM EASTERN NEBRASKA...THROUGH NORTHWEST IOWA INTO
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS...OR MAYBE
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS...WILL BE POSSIBLE EAST OF THE BOUNDARY LATER IN
THE DAY.

THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE NEAR AND SOUTH
OF THE BOUNDARY...FROM EASTERN NEBRASKA...THROUGH NORTHERN IOWA INTO
FAR SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. WHILE SEVERE
STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED...LATE WEEKEND RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF A QUARTER
TO A HALF INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN SOME AREAS.

$$







000
AWUS83 KFSD 191011
RWSFSD
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-200000-

REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH CENTRAL UNITED STATES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
511 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

A MILD WEEKEND IS IN STORE ACROSS THE REGION...WITH HIGHS IN THE 60S
AND 70S EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE REGION BOTH TODAY AND SUNDAY. A WEAK
BOUNDARY WILL MOVE THROUGH THE EASTERN DAKOTAS AND WESTERN MINNESOTA
TODAY...STALLING FROM EASTERN NEBRASKA...THROUGH NORTHWEST IOWA INTO
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS...OR MAYBE
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS...WILL BE POSSIBLE EAST OF THE BOUNDARY LATER IN
THE DAY.

THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE NEAR AND SOUTH
OF THE BOUNDARY...FROM EASTERN NEBRASKA...THROUGH NORTHERN IOWA INTO
FAR SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. WHILE SEVERE
STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED...LATE WEEKEND RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF A QUARTER
TO A HALF INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN SOME AREAS.

$$








000
AWUS83 KFSD 190130
RWSSD
SDZ001>074-191700-

SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
830 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

A MIX OF CLOUDS AND SUN PREVAILED ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTH DAKOTA ON
FRIDAY. STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS AT 30 TO 40 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS
WERE SEEN ACROSS THE RUSHMORE STATE. OTHERWISE IT WAS QUITE WARM
WEST RIVER WITH 70S TO LOWER 80S...WHILE EAST OF THE MISSOURI RIVER
AFTERNOON HIGHS WERE MAINLY IN THE 60S TO MIDDLE 70S.

THE WARMEST AFTERNOON HIGH ON FRIDAY WAS 83 DEGREES AT PHILIP. THE
COOLEST READING WAS IN THE FAR NORTHEAST TOWN OF SISSETON WITH AN
AFTERNOON HIGH OF 50 DEGREES.

AT MID EVENING...THERE WERE PLENTY OF CLOUDS ACROSS THE RUSHMORE
STATE AS A COLD FRONT MOVED INTO FAR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA. GUSTY
SOUTHERLY WINDS AT 30 TO 40 MPH CONTINUED THROUGHOUT MOST AREAS.
TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE 50S TO MIDDLE 60S AROUND THE NORTHERN PARTS
OF THE STATE...WITH MAINLY 60S TO LOWER 70S ELSEWHERE.

THE COLD FRONT WILL SLIDE INTO THE EASTERN PARTS OF STATE DURING THE
NIGHT. THE WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH BEHIND
THE COLD FRONT. ALSO A FEW SHOWERS MAY DEVELOP EAST OF THE MISSOURI
RIVER TOWARD MORNING. LOW TEMPERATURES WILL DIP INTO THE UPPER 30S
TO MIDDLE 40S WEST RIVER...WITH UPPER 40S TO LOWER 50S AROUND MUCH
OF EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA.
$$














000
AWUS83 KFSD 182120
RWSFSD
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-191100-

REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH CENTRAL UNITED STATES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
420 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

EXPECT GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS AT 25 TO 35 MPH TO PERSIST ACROSS MUCH
OF THE REGION TONIGHT. OTHERWISE EXPECT MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES DURING
THE EVENING HOURS. AFTER MIDNIGHT...CLOUDS WILL INCREASE IN ADVANCE
OF A COLD FRONT SLIDING ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS. A FEW SHOWERS
WILL BE POSSIBLE NORTH OF INTERSTATE 90 TOWARD DAYBREAK...AS THE
COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. LOW TEMPERATURES WILL DIP INTO
THE UPPER 40S TO LOWER 50S.

SATURDAY WILL BE MOSTLY CLOUDY AS NORTHWEST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH
SPREAD INTO THE REGION BEHIND THE DEPARTING COLD FRONT. A FEW
LINGERING SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA IN THE
MORNING. AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL MAKE IT INTO THE MIDDLE 60S TO MIDDLE
70S...WITH THE WARMEST TEMPERATURES ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHWEST IOWA.
$$










000
AWUS83 KFSD 182120
RWSFSD
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-191100-

REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH CENTRAL UNITED STATES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
420 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

EXPECT GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS AT 25 TO 35 MPH TO PERSIST ACROSS MUCH
OF THE REGION TONIGHT. OTHERWISE EXPECT MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES DURING
THE EVENING HOURS. AFTER MIDNIGHT...CLOUDS WILL INCREASE IN ADVANCE
OF A COLD FRONT SLIDING ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS. A FEW SHOWERS
WILL BE POSSIBLE NORTH OF INTERSTATE 90 TOWARD DAYBREAK...AS THE
COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. LOW TEMPERATURES WILL DIP INTO
THE UPPER 40S TO LOWER 50S.

SATURDAY WILL BE MOSTLY CLOUDY AS NORTHWEST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH
SPREAD INTO THE REGION BEHIND THE DEPARTING COLD FRONT. A FEW
LINGERING SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA IN THE
MORNING. AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL MAKE IT INTO THE MIDDLE 60S TO MIDDLE
70S...WITH THE WARMEST TEMPERATURES ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHWEST IOWA.
$$











000
AWUS83 KFSD 181656
RWSSD
SDZ001>074-190200-

SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1156 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

SCATTERED SPRINKLES OF RAIN...AND A FEW SNOW FLURRIES...AFFECTED THE
EASTERN THIRD OF SOUTH DAKOTA OVERNIGHT...BUT THE REST OF THE STATE
WAS DRY AND SOMEWHAT CHILLY. LIGHT EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS ACROSS
SOUTH DAKOTA THURSDAY EVENING BECAME MORE SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH AND
INCREASED IN SPEED THROUGH THE MORNING. AS THESE BREEZES WERE
SPREADING EASTWARD...A WARM FRONT WAS ALSO PUSHING INTO THE EASTERN
THIRD OF THE STATE...ADDING TO THE WARMTH. A PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY
SKY OVER THE MAJORITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA BROUGHT TEMPERATURES UP TO THE
40S AND LOW 50S AT MOST LOCATIONS BY MID MORNING.

LOW TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA OVERNIGHT WERE IN THE MID 20S
TO MID 30S IN THE BLACK HILLS AND EAST...AND IN THE LOW 30S TO LOW
40S WESTERN PRAIRIES. THREE OF THE COOLER PLACES THIS MORNING
INCLUDED PACTOLA DAM...WITH 26 DEGREES...NEMO...WITH 27...AND
ABERDEEN...WITH 28. A FEW OF THE MILDER SPOTS WERE PINE RIDGE...WITH
42 DEGREES...THE BASE OF MOUNT RUSHMORE...WITH 41...EDGEMONT...ALSO
WITH 41...AND PARMELEE...WITH 40.

AT 11 AM CDT / 10 AM MDT...VARIABLE AMOUNTS OF MID AND HIGH LEVEL
CLOUDINESS WAS OVER SOUTH DAKOTA. MOST OF THE WESTERN THIRD OF THE
STATE WAS PARTLY SUNNY TO CLOUDY...ESPECIALLY WEST OF A LINE FROM
LODGEPOLE TO HARRINGTON. IT WAS ALSO PARTLY SUNNY IN SOME OF THE
NORTHEAST...MAINLY NORTHEAST OF A LINE FROM FREDRICK TO WHITE. THE
REST OF THE STATE WAS MOSTLY SUNNY TO SUNNY. TEMPERATURES WERE
MOSTLY IN THE MID 40S TO MID 50S. EXTREMES ON THE HOUR RANGED FROM
38 DEGREES AT SISSETON...TO 60 AT WINNER. WINDS NEAR AND EAST OF THE
MISSOURI RIVER WERE OUT OF THE SOUTHEAST OR SOUTH AT 16 TO 25 MPH...
WITH GUSTS OF 28 TO 35 MPH. MEANWHILE...FURTHER WEST THE WINDS WERE
BETWEEN SOUTHEAST AND SOUTHWEST AT 6 TO 17 MPH.

THIS DATE IN 1985 WAS VERY WARM ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA. MANY HIGH
TEMPERATURES THE AFTERNOON OF APRIL 18TH THAT YEAR CLIMBED INTO THE
MID 80S TO MID 90S. SOME OF THE MAXIMUMS ACROSS THE STATE INCLUDED:

    CANTON          95
    VERMILLION      95
    GREGORY         94
    MENNO           94
    BRIDGEWATER     93
    PICKSTOWN       93
    TYNDALL         93
    WAGNER          93
    ARMOUR          92
    SIOUX FALLS     92
    YANKTON         92
    MARION          91
    WINNER          91
    CENTERVILLE     90
    MISSION         90
    ORAL            90
    BONESTEEL       87
    HARRINGTON      87
    ARDMORE         84
    MARTIN          84
    OELRICHS        83

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098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-190000-

REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH CENTRAL UNITED STATES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
430 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

MUCH WARMER AIR WILL SPREAD INTO THE REGION TODAY...AND IT IS
EXPECTED TO STICK AROUND THROUGH MUCH OF THE UPCOMING WEEK. GUSTY
SOUTH WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE WARMTH TODAY...AND WITH VEGETATION
STILL QUITE DRY...MOST AREAS WILL SEE ELEVATED FIRE DANGER DURING
THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS TODAY WILL LARGELY RANGE FROM MID 50S IN THE
NORTHEAST TO AROUND 80 IN SOUTHWEST PARTS OF THE REGION. HOWEVER THE
RECENT HEAVY SNOWFALL IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA WILL HOLD TEMPERATURES IN
THE MID 40S TODAY.

A WEAK COOL FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS MUCH OF THE NORTHERN PLAINS
TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...STALLING FROM EASTERN NEBRASKA...THROUGH
NORTHWEST IOWA INTO SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA BY THE LATTER HALF OF THE
WEEKEND. THIS BOUNDARY WILL BRING CHANCES FOR LIGHT PRECIP TO PARTS
OF THE EASTERN DAKOTAS AND MINNESOTA LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME MORE LIKELY ACROSS SOUTHEAST
PARTS OF THE REGION...NEAR AND SOUTHEAST OF THE STALLED BOUNDARY...
SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

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SOUTH DAKOTA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
826 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WAS LOCATED ALONG THE INTERSTATE 29
CORRIDOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA WERE
WELL BELOW NORMAL AS A RESULT WITH READINGS TOPPING OUT IN THE 40S
ACROSS THE EAST AND CENTRAL...AND IN THE UPPER 40S TO MIDDLE 50S
ACROSS THE WEST. HOT SPRINGS AND FORT MEADE WERE THE WARMEST AT 55.

AFTERNOON WINDS WERE LIGHT ACROSS THE EAST...BECOMING SOUTH OR
SOUTHEAST LATE NEAR THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY. ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND
WEST AFTERNOON WINDS FAVORED A SOUTHEAST OR SOUTHERLY DIRECTION AT
12 TO 24 MPH. WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH OCCURRED AT PHILIP AND
RAPID CITY WITH 32 MPH AND FAITH WITH 38 MPH.

SCATTERED SPRINKLES AND FLURRIES ASSOCIATED WITH MID LEVEL
CLOUDINESS OVER CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AROUND NOON SPREAD EASTWARD
INTO THE SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL. LOW LEVEL CLOUDS OVER THE FAR
SOUTHWEST PRAIRIES CLEARED DURING THE AFTERNOON.

AT 8 PM CDT MID LEVEL CLOUDINESS COVERED MUCH OF THE AREA FROM THE
NORTH CENTRAL THROUGH THE SOUTHEAST...AND HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS OVER THE
SOUTHWEST. LIGHT RAIN OR SPRINKLES WERE LOCATED ALONG AND EAST OF
THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY FROM HURON TO YANKTON AND SIOUX CITY. THE
NORTHEAST AND PRAIRIES WEST OF THE MISSOURI RIVER VALLEY WERE MOSTLY
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES WERE MAINLY IN THE 40S WITH EXTREMES OF 38 AT
SISSETON AND WATERTOWN TO 51 AT RAPID CITY.

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