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Regional Weather Forecast
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
845 AM CDT Sat Jul 20 2019 /745 AM MDT Sat Jul 20 2019/

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to push east 
across eastern portions of the Northern Plains through this 
afternoon. A few storms over South Dakota and southern Minnesota 
could become strong to severe. Otherwise sunny skies across the
remainder of the region with highs in the 70s and 80s. Overnight 
lows tonight will range from the lower 50s in southern 
Saskatchewan to the lower 60s in southern Minnesota. 

Sunday will be mainly dry across the region but some hit and miss 
showers and a stray thunderstorm will be possible.

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Hourly Observations For MOODY County
100 PM CDT SAT JUL 20 2019


SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SIOUX FALLS    PTSUNNY   66  59  78 VRB5      29.90R                  
HURON          SUNNY     74  63  68 NW10      29.95R                  
CHAMBERLAIN    CLOUDY    75  64  68 CALM      29.98R                  
MADISON        MOCLDY    68  63  83 E8        29.95R                  
MITCHELL       FAIR      74  59  59 N8        29.94R                  
YANKTON        SUNNY     70  60  70 E18       29.88R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in South Dakota
Based on observations at 100pm CDT, Saturday July 20, 2019

Across South Dakota...temperatures are near 77 degrees west, near 73 degrees central, and near 66 degrees east. Current sky conditions are not available west, mostly sunny central, and partly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the north at 7 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to not available. Winds are variable at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 5 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at RAPID CITY, MOBRIDGE, and BUFFALO. The lowest temperature is 66 degrees at .


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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MOODY County,SD

457 AM CDT Sat Jul 20 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

Strong to severe storms are expected to move east across the area
this morning into the early afternoon. Wind gusts to 60 mph, and 
large hail up to ping pong ball size are the primary severe threats. 
Heavy rainfall is also likely, with flash flooding possible.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed this morning, possibly into the
early afternoon across southwest Minnesota.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MOODY County, SD
1157 AM CDT Sat Jul 20 2019

REST OF TODAY
Cooler, cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the early afternoon. Highs around 71. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph becoming east 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 59. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. Chance of light showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 76. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 56. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts around 20 mph in the evening.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs around 75. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows around 54.

TUESDAY
Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 78.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 58.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs around 81.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 62.

THURSDAY
Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 83.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 65.

FRIDAY
Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 85.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For South Dakota

                             S DAKOTA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 25-29 JUL 27-AUG 2    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:     Normal       Normal      Below      Below                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal      Above      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

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JULY 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1930...
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
Ludlum)
...1934...
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
...1986...
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky