July 28, 2021

SOUTH DAKOTAS WEATHER IS ALWAYS ON OUR RADAR

Gusty Winds from Storms

WEST-CENTRAL, SOUTH DAKOTA - As thunderstorms moved across the Black Hills and surrounding areas, a few locations received some gusty winds.  Last night, the strongest wind gust was reported in Piedmont with a thunderstorm wind gust of 65mph.  Lead was not too far away with a storm wind gust of 61mph and in Spearfish they received a 60mph gust.

As the storms moved east, winds of 50 - 57mph from the Rapid City Airport to near Scenic and up towards Wasta.  Below is the complete severe weather report from the National Weather Service.

Wind Gust Reports:

Piedmont:  65mph
Lead:  61mph
Spearfish:  60mph
Near Fairburn:  59mph
Near Scenic:  57mph
Rapid City Airport:  56mph
Near New Underwood:  54mph
Wasta:  53mph
Pringle:  52mph
Hayward:  52mph
Near Wasta:  51mph