Weather Forecast



February 19, 2014
A Dakota Wesleyan University student walks to class in shorts as the temperature rises Wednesday afternoon in Mitchell. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)
Cold and hot, but a record it's not
February 19, 2014 - 10:42pm
February 10, 2014
A resident braves the cold as another round of arctic air blasts the midwest, keeping the wind chill in the negative numbers, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, late last week. (REUTERS/Darren Hauck)
Northern Plains are in for a winter warm-up
February 10, 2014 - 2:36pm
December 13, 2013
Austin McPeek, owner of Palace City Pawn, takes advantage of the warmer weather Thursday in Mitchell to pull the snow off of his business roof in downtown Mitchell. The National Weather Service reported a high of 27 degrees Thursday. The forecast for today is mostly cloudy with a high near 17 degrees. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)
PHOTO: Weather warm-up
December 13, 2013 - 7:54am
April 23, 2013
Forecast: Warmer weekend in store for Dakotas
April 23, 2013 - 4:22pm
November 21, 2012
Wind, warmth elevate fire danger in parts of SD
November 21, 2012 - 10:41am
November 20, 2012
Caleb Wasstaff, of Perry, Utah, spends Monday afternoon disc-golfing in a short-sleeve shirt at Dry Run Creek Park in Mitchell as the high temperature climbs toward 57. The high is expected to climb to 63 today in Mitchell and 69 on Wednesday. For Thanksgiving, a high of 55 is forecast. Historical average high temperatures for this time of November are between 40 and 43 degrees in Mitchell. Don't expect any historic high temperature marks to be hit in the coming days, though. The high temperature would h...
Dry spell drags on
November 20, 2012 - 7:29am
March 14, 2012
On Monday, a neighboring farmer scattered the smoldering pasture fire to help property owner Dan Welch contain a prairie fire fanned by gusty winds about 10 miles southeast of Bismarck, N.D., near Highway 1804. Warm late-winter weather continues in the Dakotas, with several cities experiencing record-high temperatures on Tuesday. The warm, dry weather has increased the wildfire danger in the two states. (AP/Bismarck Tribune, Mike McCleary)
Dakotas experiencing record heat, high fire danger
March 14, 2012 - 10:55am
March 10, 2012
With the temperature around 52 degrees, Mitchell Parks Supervisor Steve Roth clears melting snow from a parking lot Friday afternoon at Hitchcock Park. The National Weather Service expects the unseasonably warm temperatures in the area to continue through at least next week, with highs in the 60s and lower 70s. (Chris Mueller/Republic)
It feels like spring
March 10, 2012 - 10:21am
Dakotas cities set more high temperature records
January 10, 2012 - 1:47pm
January 8, 2012
Warm temps hampering ice fishing conditions
January 8, 2012 - 7:28am
January 6, 2012
Sioux Falls golf course remains open in January
January 6, 2012 - 12:53pm
January 5, 2012
Mary Catherine Kelly, 9, foreground, shoots baskets with her sister, Jane, 5, on a pleasant Wednesday afternoon at the playground of Longfellow Elementary in Mitchell. Coats were not necessary, as the high temperature reached 58 degrees to set a new Jan. 4 record for Mitchell. (Chris Huber/Republic)
High of 64: Second straight temperature record likely today for Mitchell
January 5, 2012 - 6:34am
December 27, 2011
Although pools of water had formed atop the ice on Lake Mitchell, pictured here, several anglers sought fish Monday. One fisherman, Kyle Weeg, said the ice was still 5 inches thick. (Tom Lawrence/Republic)
Another record falls as warm spell continues
December 27, 2011 - 7:00am
November 25, 2011
Liz Moir, of Black Hawk, watches her great-niece, Jayd Morrow, 4, of Mitchell, play at Hitchcock Park as they enjoy the record-high temperature in Mitchell on Thursday. (Chris Mueller/Republic)
71 temp in Mitchell sets all-time mark for Thanksgiving
November 25, 2011 - 6:25am