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Area forecast discussion for western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming 
National Weather Service Rapid City South Dakota
535 PM MDT Tuesday Jul 28 2015

Short term...this evening through Wednesday night
issued at 215 PM MDT Tuesday Jul 28 2015

Stacked low over far southern Alberta is bringing gusty westerly winds
and dry conditions to the region this afternoon. Anomalously cool
temperatures found across the County warning forecast area with middle afternoon readings in the middle 60s
to upper 70s...even some 50s in the Black Hills.

Dry northwest flow will prevail through Wednesday with low drifting northeastward
towards the Hudson Bay. Chilly temperatures expected tonight with a few
areas in the Black Hills dipping into the 30s. Breezy westerly winds
expected on Wednesday with highs rebounding into the 80s on the
plains...70s in the hills.

Long term...Thursday through Tuesday
issued at 215 PM MDT Tuesday Jul 28 2015

Drier west to northwest flow aloft will remain across
the region through much of the period. Warmer air will build into
the area late in the week...with temperatures back to near to above average
levels through the weekend. Any chances for showers and
thunderstorms through the weekend should mainly be confined to
southwest and south central South Dakota. The weather pattern could become at
least a bit more unsettled early next week as east to southeast
winds bring increasing moisture...and weak upper level disturbances
pass through the area.


Aviation...(for the 00z tafs through 00z Wednesday evening)
issued at 533 PM MDT Tuesday Jul 28 2015

Gusty west-northwest winds will diminish this evening. VFR conditions are
expected through the period.


Unr watches/warnings/advisories...
South Dakota...Wind Advisory until 7 PM MDT this evening for sdz025-032-072-073.

High Wind Warning until 7 PM MDT this evening for sdz001-002-



Short term...Johnson
long term...26

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