Hail Lightning

Power Outages and Hail in Watertown

Silhouette of Power Lines being struck by lightning.

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The city of Watertown saw hail to the size of half dollars (1.50") as a thunderstorm moved through the city at around 7:10pm CDT Saturday evening.  The Codington County Emergency Management reported some power outages within the city from a lightning strike.

According to the South Dakota Rural Electric Association, no power outages was occurring in Codington County as of 8:30pm CDT.