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Severe Storms; Fire Danger; and Strong Pacific Storms

More strong storms on tap for the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Heavy rains could produce flooding and mudslides. Saturday, a cold front moving into the central U.S. will bring potential for severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes; and localized flooding potential. Dry winds in southwestern California will keep fire weather threats high. Read More >

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Map of tornado track from near Wolsey to southwest of Huron in Beadle County.  Click map to enlarge.  Damage photos from this area located below. Continue
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The following photo was taken by Todd Heitkamp, Warning Coordination Meteorologist at NWS Sioux Falls.  Click on any of the maps/images for a larger view.


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This Chevy S10 pick-up was flipped on top of the foundation of a destroyed building. This damage was two miles south of Wolsey, SD.
Click image to enlarge. This bridge, near the intersection of Highways 14 and 281, was destroyed as the tornado crossed Highway 14.