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Early Week Impacts Include Monsoon and Heat

Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows from the from the Southwest into the Four Corners and central Rockies through midweek. Summer heat with above normal temperatures are likely for the central Plains into Tuesday. Excessive heat is expected to build across the Northwest and the Central Valley of California by Tuesday, lasting for a few days. Read More >

Drought conditions have expanded across South Dakota, with 72% of the state in Moderate Drought, 42% in Severe Drought and 11% in Extreme Drought. Click the image below to visit the Drought Monitor website for South Dakota specifically. This product updates weekly on Thursdays, and the State Climatologist takes many factors into account such as precipitation amounts up until each respective Tuesday morning. If you would like to provide input regarding drought conditions/impacts in your area, please visit and click "Submit a Report" at the top of the page.