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October 3, 2014
September was wettest on record in parts of SD
BROOKINGS (AP) — The climatologist at South Dakota State University says parts of western South Dakota set new precipitation records in September. Dennis Todey (TAHD'-ee) says rainfall in and around the Black Hills totaled 3 to 5 inches or slightly more.
October 3, 2014 - 5:24pm
October 1, 2014
Rain sets record in Rapid City, lowers fire danger
RAPID CITY (AP) — September rainfall in western South Dakota broke a century-old Rapid City record, according to the National Weather Service. About 5.2 inches of rain was recorded by the National Weather Service's downtown rain gauge during the month, the Rapid City Journal...
October 1, 2014 - 12:48pm
September 24, 2014
Soggy fall slows wheat harvest; too soon for row crops
Gordon Stoner began harvesting July 31. Since then, persistent rains have allowed him to run his combine about 120 hours, an average of 20 hours...
September 24, 2014 - 7:11am
September 11, 2014
Rain damages barley crop, forcing beer prices to rise
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — That rain on the plain that saturated Montana’s malt barley crop in late August could be tears in the beer of American brewers in 2015. Heavy late-August rains have damaged crops in the nation’s largest malt-barley producing states, Montana and I...
September 11, 2014 - 12:02pm
September 10, 2014
Soy yields set for US record as rains fatten pods
By Jeff Wilson CHICAGO — After soybean fields from North Dakota to Ohio got more than twice the normal rainfall in August, Iowa farmer Jason Marienau expects the wet weather that plumped up his beans to boost yields to a record. The showers helped fill his pods with fatter...
September 10, 2014 - 7:02am
September 9, 2014
Storm rolls through region, produces funnel cloud in McCook County
BRIDGEWATER -- A large band of thunderstorms swirled through the region Tuesday and produced a funnel cloud in McCook County. According to Brad Adams, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, the funnel cloud was spotted just to the northwest of Bridgewater. "At...
September 9, 2014 - 9:55pm
September 3, 2014
Timely rains help farmers
WHITE LAKE - Ninety-five percent of David Gillen's crops were damaged by wind and hail earlier this summer. Of those crops, he estimates a 20...
September 3, 2014 - 1:42am
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
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