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July 6, 2017
Extreme heat broils the Dakotas and Montana, flash drought takes toll on wheat crop
A massive and intense heat dome has spread over the northern Plains and mountain West, sucking moisture out of the soil, and may persist for...
July 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
June 22, 2017
Storm causes damage to senior facility in Castlewood
CASTLEWOOD (AP) — Storms caused extensive damage to a senior living facility in Castlewood. The Associated Press reports the Castlewood Assisted Living facility was evacuated when hail and strong winds moved through the area Wednesday night. Hamlin County sheriff's officials are...
June 22, 2017 - 9:09am
June 20, 2017
OUR VIEW: Severe weather planning crucial
Last week, a severe storm that brought tornadoes, powerful winds and hail pummeled through the region. As the severe alerts were sent out by...
June 20, 2017 - 8:30am
June 16, 2017
Tuesday storms spawned numerous tornadoes in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The National Weather Service says survey teams have confirmed nine tornadoes that touched down Tuesday within the range of the agency's office in the northern South Dakota city of Aberdeen. The Argus Leader reports that seven of the twisters were in South Dakota...
June 16, 2017 - 10:33am
June 14, 2017
Wednesday need-to-know: 5 stories
Here are five stories you should know heading into Wednesday: 1. There were some wicked clouds, wind and even tornadoes Tuesday that passed...
June 14, 2017 - 8:14am
June 13, 2017
Tornadoes, hail and wind: No injuries reported
Five reported tornadoes swept through south-eastern South Dakota during a series of severe weather Tuesday, but officials have breathed a sigh...
June 13, 2017 - 8:39pm
Tornado reported in south-central South Dakota
HERRICK — A tornado touched down Tuesday afternoon near Herrick, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). At approximately 3:45...
June 13, 2017 - 4:21pm
June 12, 2017
Strong start to growing season tempered by weekend storms, cloudy forecasts
CRYSTAL, N.D. — The potato crop at Lyle Shephard's farm near Crystal was looking good. So good, in fact, that he took a picture of the...
June 12, 2017 - 8:06pm
Meteorologist: 'Be aware' as severe weather hits eastern SD
Severe summer storms have reached southeastern South Dakota and are expected to continue through Tuesday. According to Todd Heitkamp, meteorologist...
June 12, 2017 - 10:31am
June 6, 2017
Dry weather stresses South Dakota crops
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Dry weather is stressing South Dakota crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says mostly dry conditions prevailed in South Dakota for the week ending Sunday. Temperatures were near or above normal across the state with spotty rainfall in the west. Soil moisture...
June 6, 2017 - 9:19am
June 5, 2017
There was a tornado coming, but this guy just kept mowing his lawn
Had it been a painting, the artist could’ve been criticized for failing to imagine a more nuanced metaphor to capture the perils of suburban...
June 5, 2017 - 8:47am
May 31, 2017
South Dakota farmers dealing with cold temps, dry soil
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Farmers in South Dakota are dealing with cold weather and continued dry conditions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says below normal temperatures continued for many areas of the state during the week ending Sunday, and patchy frost was reported in central...
May 31, 2017 - 8:22am
May 22, 2017
Cool, wet weather limits fieldwork in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Cool, wet weather limited fieldwork across parts of South Dakota. The weekly crop report from the federal Agriculture Department...
May 22, 2017 - 5:02pm
OUR VIEW: Bring on the moisture
It was 10 months ago that much of South Dakota was begging for a drink of water. At least the fields were. Last year in July, more than half...
May 22, 2017 - 4:37pm
May 18, 2017
US forecasters: Here comes another hotter than normal summer
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. forecasters are predicting another warmer than normal summer for most of the country along with wetter weather in a...
May 18, 2017 - 3:29pm