Weather Stories

Power Out in Howard

The Miner County Sheriff’s Office has reported power lines are down within the city of Howard in southeast, South Dakota. According to the South Dakota Rural Electric Association, 249 electric cooperative members are without power at 9:50pm CDT.  The most power outages are in McCook County.

Power Outages and Hail in Watertown

File Photo The city of Watertown saw hail to the size of half dollars (1.50″) as a thunderstorm moved through the city at around 7:10pm CDT Saturday evening.  The Codington County Emergency Management reported some power outages within the city from a lightning strike. According to the

Lime Size Hail, Winds +60mph

A cluster of severe thunderstorms impacted south-central, South Dakota with large hail and gusty winds.    The largest hail recorded before 7:00pm CDT this evening was reported 4 miles northeast of Cedar Butte.  Hail to the size of limes (2.00″) was reported.  Other locations like White River,

Storms Popping Up

Thunderstorms have popped up across South Dakota and some have been severe.  Already today large hail has been reported over the Black Hills and strong gusty winds up to 60mph has been reported in central, South Dakota. Earlier this afternoon, a few severe thunderstorms brought hail to northern and central

The West Gets Pounded

Once again the western side of the state gets pounded with severe thunderstorms and flooding rains.  Over two inches of rain fell from thunderstorms and highways shutdown from flooding waters and fallen rocks. The Oglala Sioux Tribe Emergency Management reported on Sunday that BIA Highway 27 was closed from severe