Severe Thunderstorms Tornado

Crooks’ Tornado Rated EF-0

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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 caused damage to a roof barn.

The tornado only travel about 0.4 of mile and had a width of five yards.

This severe thunderstorm continued to across northern Minnehaha County before moving into Minnesota.

Information Source:  https://www.weather.gov/fsd