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Dangerous Heat Returning

Triple Digit Temperatures
Published: Jul. 26, 2021 at 3:58 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 26, 2021 at 4:50 PM CDT
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) -- The temperatures have been hot as of late and are going to remain hot for the first half of this week. Highs will be in the triple digits for much of the area on both Tuesday and Wednesday which will push feels like temperatures to around 105 to 110 degrees during the afternoon.

There will be Heat Advisories in effect throughout the area from late in the morning through the evening hours. Along the way, we’re tracking some spotty chances for showers and thunderstorms. While the threat for severe weather will be low, there is a Marginal Risk for eastern South Dakota and parts of Minnesota and Iowa. The main risks would be for some large hail and damaging wind gusts.

The chances for showers and storms will begin tonight in northeastern South Dakota, we’ll see some redevelopment in eastern South Dakota during Tuesday night and Wednesday night, and then we’ll see some chances in the western part of the state on Thursday. This will result in temperatures falling to the upper 80′s east and the lower 90′s west.

By the end of the week, chances for showers and storms will return for the entire area on Friday and highs will only be in the mid to upper 80′s. We’ll stay that way heading into the weekend as some chances for showers and storms will linger mainly around Sioux Falls and south and east. Sunday will feature more sunshine along with highs in the upper 80′s to near 90.

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