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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…

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…

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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…

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Stormy Weather Moving Through

Showers and thunderstorms are moving across western, South Dakota this evening.  An isolated strong to severe thunderstorm still cannot be ruled out tonight with large hail and damaging winds being the main threat. For the latest on the severe weather warnings and storm icon radars, please visit our Severe Weather Page.

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Active Weather Expected

A stormy weather pattern will impact the area today and into Friday along with the risk for severe thunderstorms.  Today, the risk of severe thunderstorms looks to be over southern and western, South Dakota.  The best risk will be over western, South Dakota later on this evening and into the overnight hours. Tomorrow brings another Read More…

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Heavy Rains in Custer

Photo Credit:  Custer County Sheriff’s Office The central and southern half of the Black Hills have saw thunderstorms that brought some heavy rains, hail and quick flooding to some locations.  These pictures from the Custer County Sheriff’s Office show what a thunderstorm did in Custer during the early afternoon. Latest Storm Icon Radar:  West-Central, South Read More…

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Tuesday Brings Storms

Quiet weather conditions are in place across South Dakota controlled by a high pressure system in the region.  These conditions will not last as a wave of energy will bring chances of showers and thunderstorms to the area by later tonight and continue into Tuesday and Tuesday night.  By Wednesday the chance of precipitation will Read More…

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Scattered Storms with Hail

Photo Credit:  DakotaRadar The past couple of days have brought scattered showers and thunderstorms to South Dakota with some of these storms becoming severe dropping large hail.  The largest hail reported was about 3 miles northwest of Fairburn in Custer County.  Tennis ball size hail (2.5″) was recorded Sunday evening.  Other locations 5 miles southwest Read More…

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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…

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Friday’s Rainfall Amounts

Strong thunderstorms on Friday and Friday night brought heavy rains to the region.  Below are the official rainfall amounts… Aberdeen:  1.23″ Brookings:  2.19″ Buffalo: 1.43″ Chamberlain:  0.65″ Custer: 0.13″ Faith: 0.22″ Huron:  1.86″ Mitchell: 0.77″ Mobridge:  1.06 Philip: 1.08″ Pierre:  0.92″ Pine Ridge: 0.17″ Rapid City Airport: 0.76″ Rapid City NWS: 0.53″ Sioux Falls Airport: Read More…