Damaging Winds Severe Thunderstorms Tornado

Twisters Injured Nine

Sioux Falls, SD Three tornadoes and strong winds caused damage throughout the city and caused injuries to nine people.  According to the National Weather Service Office in Sioux Falls, three tornadoes all given the rating of an EF-2 tornado on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, dropped from a power thunderstorm as it moved across southeast, South Read More…


Twister in Hamlin County

Photo Credit:  Hamlin County Emergency Management On Monday afternoon, a thunderstorm created a quick spin up of a tornado over northern parts of Hamlin County near the town of Thomas.  According to the National Weather Service Office in Aberdeen,  the tornado was on the ground for about 15 minutes and travel about two miles.  The Read More…

Damaging Winds Hail Severe Thunderstorms Tornado

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…

Severe Thunderstorms Tornado

Storms Brought Tornadoes

National Weather Service in Aberdeen, SD – Photo Credit: Karen Johnson This tornado near Lynn Lake Lodge or about five miles northwest of Bristol was taken by Karen Johnson in Day County Monday evening.  Thunderstorms formed over the northeast during the evening hours and became severe creating a couple of tornado warnings. Law enforcement in Read More…


Tornado in Day County

At 8:03pm CDT, Day County Emergency Management reported a confirmed tornado touchdown 4 miles northwest of Bristol. For the latest severe weather alerts, please visit our Severe Weather Page or Alerts Page.

Severe Thunderstorms Tornado

Tornado Hits Burke

A tornado Tuesday evening caused damaged and injured two people in the town of 580 people in south-central, South Dakota.  Burke, South Dakota was the target of an EF-1 tornado that rapidly developed over the town. According the National Weather Service damage survey, the tornado did significant damage to the city’s center which included the Read More…

Severe Thunderstorms Tornado

Crooks’ Tornado Rated EF-0

Photo Credit:  Sioux Falls National Weather Service On Thursday, a rapidly developing thunderstorm north of Sioux Falls brought a brief tornado.  The National Weather Service Office in Sioux Falls reported an EF-0 tornado developed about five miles west of Crooks, South Dakota in Minnehaha County. The maximum winds in the tornado was about 75mph which Read More…