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Weekend Rains Cause Flood Issues

Last weekend rains brought flooding to area rivers once again.  The city of Brookings picked up 1.32 inches of rain and in Madison 1.88 inches of rain was received.  Lesser amounts of rain was recorded in Sioux Falls with 0.67 inches and in Mitchell with 0.51 inches. Up towards the north in Hamlin County, 2.23 Read More…

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Monday Brings Heavy Rains

Heavy rainfall totals came in across northeast, South Dakota has showers and thunderstorms moved through the region.  Over four inches of rain was reported in the city of Clark and near the town of Naples. In Hazel, 3.30 inches of rain was received and back towards the northwest in Garden City 3.00 inches of rain Read More…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

Damaging Winds Hail Heavy Rain Severe Thunderstorms

Storm Reports – June 8th

Unsettle weather continues to bring severe thunderstorms to South Dakota, this time across the west on Monday.  Near tennis ball size hail, strong winds up to 60mph and heavy rains impacted the region. Large Hail: 1NW of Hisega: 2.25″ 5SW of Rapid City: 1.75″ 3N of Sheridan Lake: 1.75″ 5NE of Hayward: 1.50″ 3SW of Read More…

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Severe Storms / Flooding Continue

Mother Nature continues to bring severe thunderstorms and wet conditions to South Dakota.  On Friday, hail to the size of golf balls (1.75″) were reported near the Spearfish area and half dollar size hail (1.50″) were found near Tilford and Zeona, South Dakota. National Weather Service / Photo Credit: Amanda Breann Damaging winds caused damage Read More…