WEST-CENTRAL, SOUTH DAKOTA - Early morning storms that moved across west-central, South Dakota became severe with gusty winds and large hail.
Near Deerfield, South Dakota, hail 1.50 inches fell from a thunderstorm at around 5:00am MDT. Also winds up to 53mph was reported near Wasta or east of Rapid City along Interstate 29.
This will not be the last we hear about severe thunderstorms. Severe storms are possible for much of the state later on today and into the overnight hours. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threat across the west with mainly a damaging wind threat for the east.