Hail Severe Thunderstorms

Large Hail near Rapid

A strong thunderstorm moved across west-central, South Dakota bring hail to the area.  Quarter size (1.00″) hail was reported four miles southwest of Rapid City as well as five miles northeast of Rockerville.  Other smaller hail reports like nickel size (0.88″) was reported south and west of Rapid City.  

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Numerous Strong Storms Possible!

Future Radar for 5:20pm MDT, Tuesday September 10th. Thunderstorms are forecast to develop later this afternoon and continue into the evening hours.  Forecast is calling for numerous strong to severe thunderstorms over parts of the southwest and south-central.  These storms may produce strong winds, large hail, heavy rains and a few tornadoes cannot be ruled Read More…

Hail Severe Thunderstorms

Isolated Strong Storms

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible this evening and into the overnight hours across western, South Dakota.  Already this afternoon, one severe thunderstorms in southeast, Montana dropped brought 60mph wind gust and half dollar size hail. Tomorrow, the severe weather risk increase and shifts to the east.  For the latest outlooks, please visit our Read More…


Lots of Hail

Lots of hail was reported from a severe thunderstorm that went through Stanley County Sunday evening.  About four miles southwest of Wendte, hail to the size of quarters (1.00″) covered the ground along with strong winds.  The power was also knocked out during the evening. Get the latest Storm Icon Radar for central, South Dakota Read More…

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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 South Dakota Rural Electric Association, no power outages Read More…

Damaging Winds Hail Severe Thunderstorms

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, northeast of Wood, southwest of Chamberlain and southeast Read More…

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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 regions of the hills.   Read More…