September 28, 2020

SOUTH DAKOTAS WEATHER IS ALWAYS ON OUR RADAR

Southwest Hail and Winds

Golf ball size hail, wind gust just under hurricane force and heavy rains impacted the southwest on Sunday.  A severe thunderstorm over Oglala Lakota County brought 70mph wind gust along with golf ball size hail about 3 miles northeast of Kyle.  The city of Kyle saw flooding as very heavy rains hit the region.

To the south, this same storm brought same hail size to about 5 miles east of Porcupine.

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Photo Credit:  Abbie Alexander - Bennett County

As the storm continued it's track eastward into Bennett County, strong winds of 60mph was reported near Vetal and Harrington.

The winds was not only the issued in Bennett County, but heavy rains.  The Martin Fire Department reported 2.43 inches of rain about 4 miles west of town causing some minor flooding.

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Photo Credit:  Abbie Alexander - Bennett County

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