Severe Thunderstorms

Few Strong Storms

A couple isolated strong to severe thunderstorm is possible in far eastern, South Dakota later this evening and into the overnight hours.  Gusty winds and hail will be the main threat. Back towards the west, some strong thunderstorm are possible this afternoon and into the evening hours.  The main threat will be gusty winds.


Dense Morning Fog

Many people in eastern, South Dakota woke up to dense fog.  The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Fog Advisories for those along and east of the James River and south of US Highway 12.  In Brookings, Huron and Watertown, the visibility was down to 0.15 of a mile, and in Sioux Falls it Read More…


Highways Remain Closed

Highways across southeast and south-central, South Dakota remain closed because of continue flooding and damaged bridges.  This image below was taken by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office of State Highway 44 between 396th Avenue and 395th Avenue.  The agency is asking people to stay off bridges and roads that are closed because of the pending Read More…


86 Miles of Interstate Closed

Floodwaters continue to rise making officials close a good part of Interstate 90 earlier today. Interstate 90 from US Highway 281 (Exit 310) to Interstate 29 in Sioux Falls was shut down, causing motorists to travel over 200 miles worth of detours.  The state is asking travelers heading west on Interstate 90 to head north Read More…

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…