Scattered showers and thunderstorms have been passing through KELOLAND today. Some of the afternoon thunderstorms have been severe with large hail up to ping pong ball size and strong winds gusts up to 60 mph.
So far, the heaviest rain has been pretty spotty but radar estimates are quite impressive with some areas getting well over 1”.
Storms have been mostly contained to central and northeast South Dakota so far but as the energy moves eastward tonight, central South Dakota should see the skies calm down while eastern KELOLAND will have those scattered thunderstorms move through. Overnight lows will dip into the 50s.
We’ll carry rain chances through tonight and into Sunday although Sunday’s chances for rain are slim for most of the region but those folks east of I-29 may see scattered rain lingering into the afternoon. Sunday’s afternoon highs will reach the 70s in eastern KELOLAND with central and western KELOLAND reaching near 80 if the clouds clear out as quickly as they are projected to clear out.
Temperatures will slowly warm closer to average next week; which means highs returning to the low to middle 80s in many locations. The next chance for rain after this weekend will be Tuesday into Tuesday night and again Wednesday into Wednesday night.