A late season frost/freeze occurred on this date in 1901 across eastern South Dakota

WEATHER SUMMARY FOR SOUTH DAKOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
826 PM CDT WED JUN 7 2006

WELCOME RAIN FELL ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...WITH THE ACTIVITY REACHING AS FAR EAST AS MITCHELL AND
YANKTON EARLY IN THE EVENING. WHILE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE
WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE SOUTH CENTRAL...THE BULK OF THE ACTIVITY
FORMED SOUTHEAST OF KADOKA AFTER 230 PM CDT...MOVING THROUGH WHITE
RIVER AROUND 330 PM CDT AND WINNER AROUND 430 PM. DOPPLER RADAR
ESTIMATES RAINFALL OF A HALF INCH TO AN INCH FROM WHITE RIVER TO
WINNER AND EAST ACROSS GREGORY AND CHARLES MIX COUNTIES. ACTUAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH 7 PM CDT INCLUDE KENNEBEC WITH 0.34
INCHES...PIERRE WITH 0.36 INCHES AND WINNER WITH 0.72 INCHES.
OTHERWISE AFTERNOON SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLOUDY OVER SOUTH DAKOTA WITH
THE BULK OF THE LATE SPRING SUN OVER THE WEST AND FAR NORTHEAST.
DURING THE MORNING...RAIN FELL ACROSS THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL WITH
DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATING RAINFALL OF A HALF INCH TO AN INCH AND A
HALF ALONG A NARROW BAND EXTENDING FROM FAITH TO MISSION RIDGE.
FAITH RECORDED 0.61 INCHES OF RAIN DURING THE MORNING.

HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY IN THE 80S ACROSS THE STATE...
BUT READINGS COOLED INTO THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 60S BY LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON DUE TO RAIN ACROSS THE SOUTH CENTRAL. PINE RIDGE WAS THE
HOTTEST WITH A HIGH OF 93 DEGREES WHILE PIERRE WAS ONE OF THE COOLER
LOCATIONS WITH A HIGH OF 75 DEGREES. THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE
BLACK HILLS HAD HIGHS FROM THE MIDDLE 70S TO AROUND 80 DEGREES.

AFTERNOON WINDS WERE LIGHT ACROSS THE EAST...AND EASTERLY AT 10 TO
20 MPH ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND WEST.

AT 8 PM CDT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUED ACROSS THE SOUTH
CENTRAL...MAINLY SOUTH AND EAST OF WINNER. BETWEEN 7 AND 8 PM CDT
ANOTHER 0.13 INCHES OF RAIN FELL AT WINNER...FOR A DAILY TOTAL OF
0.85 INCHES. SKIES WERE CLEAR OVER MUCH OF THE WEST WHILE THE EAST
AND FAR SOUTHWEST WAS CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES WERE MAINLY IN THE 70S
BUT COOLER...MIDDLE AND UPPER 60S...ACROSS THE RAIN SOAKED SOUTH
CENTRAL. EXTREMES WERE FROM 65 DEGREES AT WINNER TO 81 DEGREES AT
BROOKINGS AND MOBRIDGE. WINDS WERE LIGHT ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST AND
SOUTH CENTRAL...AND FROM THE EAST AND NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH
ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE STATE.

IT WAS UNSEASONABLY COLD ON THIS DATE IN 1901 ACROSS EASTERN SOUTH
DAKOTA WITH FROST AND/OR FREEZING TEMPERATURES. LOW TEMPERATURES
FROM THAT MORNING INCLUDE...

38 DEGREES AT YANKTON
36 DEGREES AT VERMILLION
35 DEGREES AT ACADEMY
33 DEGREES AT GANN VALLEY AND KENNEBEC
32 DEGREES AT HURON AND SIOUX FALLS
31 DEGREES AT ALEXANDRIA...MARION...MITCHELL AND SISSETON
30 DEGREES AT BROOKINGS...CANTON...CLARK...MELLETTE AND MENNO
29 DEGREES AT FAULKTON...FLANDREAU...FORESTBURG AND WENTWORTH
28 DEGREES AT ABERDEEN AND WATERTOWN
27 DEGREES AT IPSWICH...REDFIELD AND WESSINGTON SPRINGS
24 DEGREES AT LEOLA

ON THIS DATE IN 1968 HEAVY RAIN FELL AT MOBRIDGE WITH 2.06 INCHES
AND PIERRE WITH 3.11 INCHES.

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SHEEHAN






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