September 25, 2020

SOUTH DAKOTAS WEATHER IS ALWAYS ON OUR RADAR

Large Hail Falls on Rapid City

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RAPID CITY, SD - The second largest city in the state saw large hail this afternoon.  Hail to the size of ping pong balls fell on the northern half of the city and a thunderstorm wind gust of 51mph blew through the heart of the city.  This severe thunderstorm continued its track southeast dropping more hail mainly north of State Highway 44.

Below are the official reports from the National Weather Service before 6:40pm MDT.

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05:04 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 1 E DWTN RAPID CITY, SD Tstm Wnd Gst 51 MPH
04:38 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 BLACK HAWK, SD Hail 1.00 INCH
05:02 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 3 E BLACK HAWK, SD Hail 1.50 INCH
05:52 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 DWTN RAPID CITY, SD Hail 0.70 INCH
05:07 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 3 N DWTN RAPID CITY, SD Hail 1.50 INCH
05:00 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 4 N DWTN RAPID CITY, SD Hail 1.00 INCH
05:00 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 4 E BLACK HAWK, SD Hail 1.25 INCH
04:18 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 SUMMERSET, SD Hail 1.00 INCH
05:06 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 3 N DWTN RAPID CITY, SD Hail 1.50 INCH
06:00 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 3 SSE DWTN RAPID CITY, SD Hail 1.00 INCH
06:02 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 4 NE FARMINGDALE, SD Hail 1.75 INCH
05:25 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 4 WNW RAPID CITY ARPT, SD Hail 1.50 INCH
07:00 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 8 NE SCENIC, SD Hail 1.00 INCH
06:09 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 NEW UNDERWOOD, SD Hail 0.70 INCH
07:32 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 4 S HILL CITY, SD Hail 1.00 INCH
04:25 pm CDT - 5/3/2020 3 N JOHNSON SIDING, SD Hail 0.70 INCH