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OUR VIEW: Bring on the moisture
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August 29, 2014
Mitchell above normal for August precipitation
Mitchell’s precipitation totals are now above normal for August, experts say. A report from the National Weather Service, available on Page A2, recorded .90 inches for the day and 4.71 inches for the month, as of 8 p.m. Thursday. A local weather observer recorded 1.42 inches...
August 29, 2014 - 3:08pm
July 21, 2014
Crop conditions good despite week with little rain
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Crop conditions in South Dakota were reported mostly good to excellent despite a week with little rainfall. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that topsoil moisture supplies were 82 percent adequate to surplus and subsoil moisture...
July 21, 2014 - 9:37pm
July 1, 2014
More torrential rain worsens Midwest flooding
ST. LOUIS (AP) — More torrential rain worsened flooding in the Midwest, spawning high water that swept away an Iowa teenager, caused a traffic nightmare near one of the nation's busiest airports and threatened to swamp a Missouri town for the fifth time in less than a decade. More...
July 1, 2014 - 6:01pm
June 30, 2014
Weekend rainfall sets records in the Dakotas
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Weekend rainfall in the Dakotas set records in both states and led to flash flooding in some areas. More showers were in the forecast for both states in the coming week, with storms a possibility on Friday, the Fourth of July. A severe thunderstorm watch...
June 30, 2014 - 7:46am
June 26, 2014
Mitchell still below normal for moisture
Mitchell received four hundredths of an inch of rain Thursday morning, which didn't quite bring the area's precipitation up to normal, according to experts. With the shower Thursday, Mitchell's total precipitation for the year is at 8.57 inches, about 1.81 inches below normal, said...
June 26, 2014 - 9:57pm
June 25, 2014
GUEBERT: Light rain June's sweetest sound
There's no more comforting sound to awaken to than a soft June rain falling on a shingled roof. The patter of the light rain whispers sweet,...
June 25, 2014 - 5:20pm
June 24, 2014
Mid-June storms hurt region’s farmers
Heavy rains across parts of the Upper Midwest June 14 to 16 ended the planting season for many farmers and threaten the fields of some others. Two...
June 24, 2014 - 7:15am
June 23, 2014
Butte County asks for emergency declaration to pay for flood repairs
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — A South Dakota county is asking for a federal emergency declaration because of flooding. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the Butte County commission approved the resolution in hopes it will be reimbursed for search and rescue work and repairs to county...
June 23, 2014 - 9:16am
Highway 34 likely to close east of Howes Monday for repairs
PIERRE (AP) — Public safety officials say Highway 34 east of Howes will likely be closed Monday to allow crews to repair damage caused by the torrential rains during the past several days. The section likely to be closed is about halfway between Pierre and Sturgis, just east...
June 23, 2014 - 9:14am
June 19, 2014
Storm brings .81 inch of rain to Mitchell
The storms that brought tornadoes to the area Wednesday night also brought rain Thursday morning, dumping .81 inch of rain on Mitchell. It was the latest storm to hit Mitchell since Monday evening and lasted approximately one hour. No flash flood warnings were in effect for the ...
June 19, 2014 - 6:45pm
June 17, 2014
Rain, hail and lightning hit Mitchell area
Hail, lightning and heavy rains marked much of the region Monday, as a strong storm whipped through southeastern South Dakota. Lightning streaked...
June 17, 2014 - 6:27am
June 16, 2014
Sioux Falls child stable after near-drowning in floodwaters
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old child nearly drowned in floodwaters caused by heavy rains at a park in Sioux Falls. Authorities say the child was playing early Sunday night at Spencer Park and fell into temporary pond. The child was completely submerged and...
June 16, 2014 - 2:17pm
Record rains bring flooding to Sioux Falls area
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Record rains are causing some flooding problems in the Sioux Falls area. The Argus Leader reports that Sioux Falls already has received almost 10 inches of rain in June, or two inches above normal for the entire month. The previous record for June rain...
June 16, 2014 - 2:09pm
June 3, 2014
Chance of rain in southern SD on election day
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Some South Dakotans might run into some rain or bad weather as they head to the polls Tuesday for the primary election. Meteorologist Jennifer Hacker with the National Weather Service says there's a good chance of showers and thunderstorms across the southern...
June 3, 2014 - 7:58am
June 1, 2014
Storms bring heavy rain to Mitchell region
A series of scattered but sometimes severe thunderstorms moved through the region over the weekend, bringing heavy rains that led to a flash flood watch in much of eastern South Dakota. The National Weather Service says nearly an inch of rain fell on Saturday in Mitchell, which put...
June 1, 2014 - 10:58pm