Another Sunny, Warm Day

Our sunny, warmer than average weather pattern will continue today and through most of the week. Today will be sunny with high temps ranging from the mid 80s in Sioux Falls to the low 90s along and west of the James River. There is a slight chance of an isolated shower or thundershower across central and western South Dakota this evening.

The forecast is about the same for tomorrow, Thursday and Friday give or take a couple degrees. Plenty of sunshine with high temps in the 80s. By Friday, a front will slide across the region bringing a chance of showers and thunderstorms on Friday and Saturday. That front will also bring cooler temps for the weekend. Highs will only reach the low to mid 70s on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Don’t worry, that’s not the end of the summer heat. Our longer-range models bring the 80s back by the middle of next week. That’s still more than a week away, so stay tuned for updates.

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Cool, Not as Windy

Our brief taste of autumn will continue today with plenty of sunshine and below average highs ranging from the upper 60s in Sioux Falls to the mid 70s across central South Dakota. It won’t be as windy today. Wind will be from the north at only 5 to 15 mph through this afternoon.

There isn’t a drop of rain on the 7 Day Forecast. The rest of the week will be sunny with high temps gradually warming into the upper 70s by Friday. Most places will reach the 80s this weekend. Parts of central South Dakota could hit 90 degrees on Sunday. As of right now, our long-range models are suggesting that the dry, mild weather will continue well into next week.

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Feeling Like Fall

Today we are really going to feel the effects of the cold front that zipped through here early yesterday. It will be mostly sunny with highs only reaching the upper 60s in Sioux Falls, Aberdeen and Watertown while parts of central South Dakota reach the low 70s this afternoon. It will be breezy throughout the day with northwesterly wind gusts to between 25

and 30 mph.

The rest of the week will be sunny with temperatures warming a little each day. Highs will be back in the mid 70s by Thursday, upper 70s to low 80s by Friday.

The upcoming weekend will be sunny with high temps in the upper 70s to low 80s. Who says Labor Day weekend has to be the last weekend of summer?!?

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