Smooth Sailin Through the Weekend

We are finally going to get a break from the humidity! Today will be with high temps in the low to mid 80s. The dew point will reach the low 60s today, which is still a bit sticky but nothing compared to what we’ve had to deal with the past several days.

I hope you like consistency, because there’s a lot of it in the 7 Day Forecast. Just about every day for the rest of the week, the weekend and into next week will be the same. Partly cloudy to mostly sunny with highs in the low to mid 80s. Parts of central South Dakota will be a bit warmer with highs in the upper 80s today through Friday, low 90s through the weekend and into next week.

I don’t have much rain in the forecast. There is a slight chance of isolated showers or thundershower  late Saturday night and Sunday morning and another chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. I know there are places that desperately need rain, I’ll keep a close eye on our rain chances over the next several days.

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Cooler, Less Humid Days Ahead

Showers and thunderstorms will exit our region from west to east this morning. The sun will gradually claw its way out from behind the clouds this afternoon and it will be cooler and not as humid. High temps will range from the low to mid 80s with a light northeasterly breeze.

The rest of the week and the weekend will be sunny and comfortable. High temperatures will hold steady in the low to mid 80s into next week.

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Hot and Humid Today, Strong Storms Tonight

Get ready for another day of extreme heat and humidity. Today will be partly cloudy with highs in the mid to upper 90s. When you factor in the humidity, the heat index will soar above 100 degrees for much of the afternoon.

A cold front will move across the Dakotas later today, tonight and tomorrow and that will bring a chance of thunderstorms. Storms will develop across central and northern South Dakota late this afternoon and this evening and move east overnight tonight into tomorrow. Some storms will be severe with large hail and strong straight-line wind gusts being the main threat. A tornado or two is also possible. In addition to severe weather, storms will also have the potential to produce heavy rain. An inch or more of rainfall is possible through tomorrow morning.

There is a slight chance that we could see a few scattered thunderstorms in the Sioux Falls area by mid to late evening, however thunderstorms are more likely to develop late tonight and continue through tomorrow morning.

After tomorrow, the rest of the week and the weekend will be mostly sunny and dry. High temps will stay in the low to mid 80s through the weekend.

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