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Quiet start to Fall…

We begin the first full week of fall with pleasant temperatures and mostly rain free.

Todd Heitkamp at the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls says it looks like the next few weeks should stay pretty quiet……Heitkamp says there are no major forces driving the weather patterns in the region right now…

Heitkamp says the longer range forecast doesn’t show any major indications of much above or below normal conditions……

 

 

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