Forecast: Mild Through the Weekend, Cold Next Week
From KSFY Television Meteorologist Shawn Cable
Temperatures will be above average again today, but a cold front across northern South Dakota this morning will blast across the plains and bring a few changes later today and tomorrow.
In Sioux Falls the front will pass around midday, which will give us plenty of time to warm up this afternoon. Today will be mostly sunny with highs in the mid to upper 30s. Wind will be from the southwest at around 5 to 15 mph this morning but will switch to the northwest and increase after the front passes. Gusts to 25 mph will be possible at times this afternoon.
The front will arrive earlier across central and northern South Dakota. That means the wind will shift, clouds will roll in and we will reach our high temperature earlier in the day.
Temperatures will drop behind the front. Tomorrow will be partly cloudy with highs in the mid to upper 20s. Central South Dakota will be a bit warmer with highs in the mid 30s tomorrow afternoon.
Our nicest day of the week will be Saturday with sunshine and high temps in the low 40s. Sadly, the 40s will only hang around for a day. Our next system will swoop in quickly later this weekend and bring light snow Sunday night into Monday followed by some of the coldest air we've had so far this season. By early to mid next week high temps will fall into the teens and single digits with morning lows dropping below zero. Parts of northern South Dakota could see lows in the teens below zero by next Wednesday morning.
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