What a Difference A Day Makes!
Thursday April 23rd: A unseasonably warm airmass produced several record high temperatures over north-central and northeastern South Dakota as temperatures soared into the 80s and 90s with bright sunshine. Below is a list of a few cities that recorded a new record high temperature.
New Record High
Year of Previous
Friday, April 24th: In the wake of a potent cold front temperatures on Friday afternoon were nearly 50 degrees colder than Thursday!!! In addition, a narrow but potent band of snow dropped visibilities down to one half mile at times. Even with the very warm temperatures the previous day, a slushly accumulation of snow occurred over portions of north-central South Dakota. The images below were taken from Herried, SD between 1pm and 130pm Friday afternoon. Welcome to Spring in the Dakota's!