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Fall Weather Pattern Arrives

Rain and much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the east coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rains, and very high elevations could receive heavy snow. Wetting rains to the valley floors will spread south Thu and Fri into northern California,where active fires continue. Read More >

Temperatures across the region were cool the week of August 11-17, 2013. Sioux Falls was one of the harder hit cities, with temperatures averaging 8.1 degrees below normal. Huron missed some of the punch, but even there, the average was 6.0 degrees below normal. The following chart and table help to display just how cool the week crossing the middle of August 2013 panned out. Next week looks like a return to late summer heat, with high temperatures climbing back into the mid 80s to mid 90s.

Cool Temperatures August 11-17, 2013

 

Site 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th Average Departure
Sioux Falls 78 79 76 69 66 71 79 74.0  
Normal FSD 83 82 82 82 82 82 82 82.1 -8.1
Huron 83 81 80 74 76 73 83 78.6  
Normal HON 85 85 85 85 84 84 84 84.6 -6.0
Mitchell 81 80 80 69 69 72 81 76.0  
Normal MHE 84 84 84 84 84 83 83 83.7 -7.7
Sioux City 84 83 82 69 66 75 80 77.0  
Normal SUX 84 84 84 84 84 84 83 83.9 -6.9