Weather Stories

Wind Damage in Aberdeen

Photo Credit:  Aberdeen National Weather Service As another round of severe thunderstorms impacted the state, damage occurred in many locations Friday morning. During the early morning hours, thunderstorms developed over northwest, South Dakota and moved eastward.  These storms continue across northern regions of the state before tracking into Minnesota. Strong

Crooks’ Tornado Rated EF-0

Photo Credit:  Sioux Falls National Weather Service On Thursday, a rapidly developing thunderstorm north of Sioux Falls brought a brief tornado.  The National Weather Service Office in Sioux Falls reported an EF-0 tornado developed about five miles west of Crooks, South Dakota in Minnehaha County. The maximum winds in

Three Injured in Storm

National Weather Service – Photo Credit: Cindy Minder-Doyle In Charles Mix County in south-central, South Dakota three people were injured from Tuesday’s night storms. A thunderstorm brought hurricane force winds of 115mph which created tree damage throughout Snake Creek State Recreation. Three people inside a tent

State Highway Closes

Photo Credit:  Butte County Sheriff’s Office Heavy rains and powerful thunderstorms closed off State Highway 79 in Butte County.  The sheriff’s office took this picture of the flooded highway which was making motorists take different routes.  According the Department of Transport at 8:30pm CDT, Wednesday

Child Trapped in Storm Canal

The Rapid City Fire Department reported this afternoon that a 12 year old child was trapped inside a storm water canal in the Robbinsdale area during a flash flooding incident.  The department reported that the child was carried downstream for about five blocks before he was able to get himself