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Wildfire Danger Continues in Southern California

High pressure building into the Western U.S. will create strong offshore winds in southern California. Temperatures in this region are unseasonably hot, and conditions are dry. The combination of these strong winds and dry conditions will bring fire danger to portions of southern California. Red Flag Warnings are in effect here. Any new fires in this region could quickly grow out of control. Read More >

...RECORD RAINFALL FOR SUMMER 2010 IN SIOUX FALLS SD...

RAINFALL THROUGH 10 AM CDT MONDAY AUGUST 2ND AT JOE FOSS FIELD IN
SIOUX FALLS SOUTH DAKOTA HAS TOTALED 1.55 INCHES. THIS BRINGS THE
TOTAL RAINFALL SINCE JUNE 1 TO 17.93 INCHES. FOR THE SUMMER MONTHS
OF JUNE THROUGH AUGUST THIS IS THE WETTEST ON RECORD. THE PREVIOUS
WETTEST SUMMER OCCURRED IN 1993 WHEN A TOTAL OF 17.39 INCHES FELL.
WITH NEARLY A WHOLE MONTH LEFT...WE WILL LIKELY BE ADDING ON TO THIS
TOTAL.