Hail Severe Thunderstorms

30 Minutes of Large Hail

A trained weather spotter in Custer County located in west-central, South Dakota reported a severe thunderstorm that dropped large hail for a long period of time.  Shortly after 2pm MDT, a weather spotter located 5 miles northwest of Fairburn reported a thunderstorm that dropped hail to the size of ping pong (1.50″).  The event last Read More…

Flooding

Stay Off Back Roads

Authorities in Brookings County warn motorists to stay off township and gravel roads as the conditions have deteriorated from recent rains. The agency posted this image and social media showing a water running over the road making it in passable. The forecast for the region is calling for scattered showers and thunderstorms tonight and into Read More…

Flooding

Turner County Flooding

Turner County Sheriff’s Office warns the public no unnecessary travel on roads within county until the flood waters go down. The agency posted this image on social media and ask to refrain from traveling at dark tonight as you may not be able to see flood waters. More rain is expected tonight to continue to add Read More…

Hail Heavy Rain Severe Thunderstorms

Sunday’s Storm Reports

Sunday’s Rainfall Reports: Aberdeen: Trace Brookings: 0.25″ Chamberlain: 1.46″ Custer: 0.05″ 14SE of Dupree: 1.86″ Faith: 4.08″ Huron: 0.36″ Madison: 0.09″ Mitchell: 0.23″ Mobridge: 0.14″ Philip: 0.57″ Pierre: 0.89″ Pine Ridge: 0.34″ Rapid City Airport: 0.04″ Sioux Falls: 0.67″ Sisseton: 0.00″ Watertown: Trace Winner: 0.09″ Yankton: 0.27″ Sunday’s Hail Reports: 8W of Belle Fourche: 1.25″ Read More…

Rain Thunderstorms

More Clouds and Rain

Warm and sunny conditions are not in the forecast for today.  The area will see mostly cloudy skies with chances of rain.  Showers and thunderstorms will be likely across southeast and east-central, South Dakota this morning and will continue to push into Minnesota. By this afternoon, another wave or showers and thunderstorms will move into Read More…

Heavy Rain Rain Severe Thunderstorms

Change in the Weather

Showers and thunderstorms have already been seen in western, South Dakota and are signs of things to come.  Today’s forecast is calling for mostly sunny skies in the east with partly to mostly cloudy skies in the west.  Chance of rain and thunderstorms continue for the west and central regions of the state. By tonight, Read More…

Severe Thunderstorms

Stormy Weather for Late Sunday

A nice day across South Dakota with temperatures into the upper 60s to the mid 70s.  Tomorrow clouds will start to increase with a chance of showers and thunderstorms across the west during the day.  By the evening hours and into the overnight, numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected.  Some thunderstorms could be severe with Read More…

Rain Temperatures

Clearing Skies

Rain has moved into North Dakota and Minnesota and the clouds are not too far behind.  Already the sun can be seen across southwest and south-central and soon across the rest of the state.  Highs will be from the upper 50s in the northwest to the mid to upper 70s in the southeast.  Breezy conditions Read More…

Flooding

Jackson County Reports Flooding

Photo Credit: Jackson County Sheriff’s Office The White River in Jackson County yesterday had shut down State Highway 44 within the county.  This image posted by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office on Facebook showed the waters going over the highway.  Good news, at around 2:00pm CDT, the sheriff’s office reported the highway now open.  The Read More…

Flooding

Custer County Reports Flooding

On Wednesday, the Custer County Sheriff’s Office reports heavy wet snow across western regions of the county with minor flooding in the east.  The agency stated that the area received over a foot of snow which was creating minor flooding within the county.  The sheriff’s office warns the public to use caution around all creeks, Read More…