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Severe Storms; Fire Danger; and Strong Pacific Storms

More strong storms on tap for the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Heavy rains could produce flooding and mudslides. Saturday, a cold front moving into the central U.S. will bring potential for severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes; and localized flooding potential. Dry winds in southwestern California will keep fire weather threats high. Read More >

Christmas Day Statistics

Sioux Falls , SD

TEMPERATURES...
NORMALS (1981-2010):
  Normal High...... 26
  Normal Low.......  8
RECORDS:
  Warmest High..... 50 in 1959      Coldest High.... -10 in 1902
  Coldest Low..... -21 in 1990      Warmest Low...... 32 in 1922
PRECIPITATION...
SNOW FALL:
  Chance of more than a trace of snowfall (since 1940).... 27 %
  Record Snowfall....................................... 10.5 inches in 2009
  Last time with more than a trace of snowfall.......... 10.5 inches in 2009
SNOW DEPTH:
  Chance of more than a trace of snow depth (since 1940).. 58 %
  Record Snow Depth....................................... 25 inches in 1968

Sioux City, IA

TEMPERATURES...
NORMALS (1981-2010):
  Normal High...... 30
  Normal Low....... 11
RECORDS:
  Warmest High..... 56 in 1946/1963   Coldest High..... -1 in 1996
  Coldest Low..... -13 in 1983        Warmest Low...... 34 in 1959
PRECIPITATION...
SNOW FALL:
  Chance of more than a trace of snowfall (since 1948).... 20 %
  Record Snowfall........................................ 8.0 inches in 2009
  Last time with more than a trace of snowfall........... 8.0 inches in 2009
SNOW DEPTH:
  Chance of more than a trace of snow depth (since 1948).. 51 %
  Record Snow Depth....................................... 14 inches in 1968

Huron, SD

TEMPERATURES...
NORMALS (1981-2010):
  Normal High...... 27
  Normal Low.......  7
RECORDS:
  Warmest High..... 56 in 1928      Coldest High..... -6 in 2002
  Coldest Low..... -34 in 1884      Warmest Low...... 30 in 1922/1931/1959
PRECIPITATION...
SNOW FALL:
  Chance of more than a trace of snowfall (since 1940).... 18 %
  Record Snowfall........................................ 9.5 inches in 2009
  Last time with more than a trace of snowfall........... 9.5 inches in 2009
SNOW DEPTH:
  Chance of more than a trace of snow depth (since 1940).. 52 %
  Record Snow Depth....................................... 19 inches in 1996