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Golf ball-size hail reported southwest of Baltic
Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

BALTIC (AP) — The National Weather Service says golf ball-size hail has been reported southwest of Baltic.

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Meteorologist Todd Heitkamp in Sioux Falls says a severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for all of southeast South Dakota. A number of severe thunderstorm warnings have also been issued for the area.

Heitkamp says more storms with the potential of developing hail are expected throughout the afternoon and into the evening hours.

Record rains have already caused problems in the Sioux Falls area. The city has already received almost 10 inches of rain in June. That's about two inches above normal for the entire month.A heavy stretch of rain Sunday morning brought 2.73 inches to the area.

Flash flood warnings are in effect in Brookings, Lincoln, Minnehaha, Moody and Union counties.

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