Damaging Winds Hail Heavy Rain Severe Thunderstorms

Southwest Hail and Winds

Golf ball size hail, wind gust just under hurricane force and heavy rains impacted the southwest on Sunday.  A severe thunderstorm over Oglala Lakota County brought 70mph wind gust along with golf ball size hail about 3 miles northeast of Kyle.  The city of Kyle saw flooding as very heavy rains hit the region. To Read More…

Damaging Winds Hail Severe Thunderstorms

Harding County hit with Hail/Winds

A round of thunderstorms moved into western, South Dakota on Saturday with some isolated strong to severe thunderstorms.  Hail up to the size of golf balls (1.75″) and wind gust of 61mph was reported with these storms. Harding County received the most storm reports as a couple of severe thunderstorm moved across the county.  About Read More…

Flooding Heavy Rain Thunderstorms

Day County Sees Flooding

Authorities are asked motorists and people to stay out of the Blue Dog Lake area as flooding continues.  The Day County Sheriff’s Office posted this image on Facebook showing roads under water and homes flooded. The agency stated yesterday that decent flooding is going on at Blue Dog Lake in northeast, South Dakota.  The roads Read More…

Flooding Heavy Rain Thunderstorms

Flooding and Evacuations

Over five inches of rain and flash flooding occurred from one isolated storm cell that setup over Custer County.  About six miles northwest of Custer, 5.35 inches of rain fell from this storm.  Officially within the city of Custer only 2.10 inches of rain came down. Radar Image at 2:01pm CDT / 1:01pm MDT; Friday, Read More…

Hail Heavy Rain Severe Thunderstorms

Hail Over Central Hills

An isolated thunderstorm fired up over the central Black Hills bring heavy rains and large hail with it.  Golf ball size hail (1.75″) was reported about 3 miles southeast of Deerfield in Pennington County.  Also ping pong ball size hail (1.50″) dropped for this thunderstorm about 2 miles southwest of Rochford. Heavy rain was also Read More…

Temperatures Thunderstorms

Great Weather

Continued great weather with temperatures into the 70s and 80s this afternoon but warmer temperatures return to the region. Tomorrow, skies will be mostly sunny with highs around 80 in the east to the upper 80s for the west. Wednesday brings the next chance for thunderstorm late afternoon and into the evening hours.  An isolated Read More…

Damaging Winds Hail Severe Thunderstorms

Storm Reports: July 20th

Photo Credit:  Kingsbury County Sheriff’s Office Heat, humidity and a cold front fueled more severe thunderstorms for South Dakota.  Starting late Friday night, a band of thunderstorms formed over western, South Dakota and continued east throughout the night and into Saturday morning. During the event, the largest hail about two inches fell to ground in Read More…

Damaging Winds Severe Thunderstorms

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 powerful winds ranging to 55mph to Read More…