The latest Forecast from the KX News Dakota Storm Center.
Today had windy conditions across the state. Wind gusts topped out just under 50 mph in the north central areas. Winds will calm down throughout the night as pressure gradients become a bit more relaxed or not as tightly compact. Winds will shift from the west with clear skies. Much of the week will be mild to warm with temperatures in the 70s and a few clouds expected through the course of the week, otherwise mostly sunny as a high pressure system builds in the southwest part of the United States and moves over the northern plains. Overnight lows will have a gradual warm up as the week continues moving from average, low 40s, to above average, in the lower 50s, by the end of the week with some breezy conditions expected on Friday. Overall, this week is seeing really low rain chances across the area and mild temperatures for the next 7 days.
Tonight, overnight lows will be in the lower 40s with some locations cooler, into the 30s. Skies mostly clear and winds continue to calm down through the course of the night, out of the northwest/west at 5-15 mph and gusting to 25 mph.
Monday, sunny skies with a few possible clouds and temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. Winds are expected to be out of the northwest at 10-20 mph.
Monday night, lows to be in the lower 40s and a few 30s in localized areas with continued clear skies. Winds remain out of the northwest shifting west at 1-8 mph.
Tuesday, sunny skies for the day with a southwest wind shifting east at 1-8 mph. Daytime highs on the warm side in the lower to mid 70s.
Tuesday night, clear skies with temperatures in the mid 40s and a light and variable wind at 1-8 mph out of the southeast.
~Heidi Werosta, KX News
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