Clouds have a strong grip in eastern KELOLAND this morning, but that has helped temperatures remain in the thirties and low forties. Central and western South Dakota have mostly clear skies and colder temps with teens and twenties being common.
The clouds will slowly thin in eastern KELOLAND today, but northeast South Dakota will have the hardest time getting out of the clouds. Highs will be a little warmer than yesterday with temps near fifty in eastern South Dakota to near sixty in central and western KELOLAND. Winds will be light this afternoon with speeds of five to fifteen miles per hour from the south.
Thursday will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy with afternoon highs in the low to middle fifties. Winds will become northwest at ten to fifteen miles per hour.
Cold Canadian high pressure will move into the northern plains Thursday night into Friday. The pressure system will settle over eastern KELOLAND on Friday afternoon to bring mostly sunny skies and light winds. Highs will be cold Friday afternoon, expect low to middle forties in central and eastern KELOLAND with lower fifties in western South Dakota.
The high pressure system will move to our east and southeast for the weekend. At the same time, low pressure will develop to our west. In between these two systems, south winds will increase through the day on Saturday. The south winds will help us warm to the fifties and sixties this weekend.
Temperatures will remain near seasonal averages for next week with highs in the forties and fifties.