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Wind Damage across southeast South Dakota and northwest Iowa - August 5, 2018

Published 2018-08-06

A line of storms quickly moved across southeast South Dakota, southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa in the early morning hours of August 5, 2018. These storms produced a weak tornado, large hail, and tree damage along the path.

***Latest Information on Ongoing River Flooding***

Published 2018-07-03

Flooding caused by weeks of above average rainfall is continuing across parts of the region, in particular in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa. Here is the latest information on the ongoing flooding.

Storms Produced Heavy Rainfall Across the Area - June 18th 2018

Published 2018-06-18

A slow-moving cold front & weak surface low associated with the remnants of Tropical Depression Bud, brought areas of heavy rain across the region during the night of June 17-18. A swath of 1 to 4 inches of rain fell from NE Nebraska to SW Minnesota.

Thunderstorms and Localized Damaging Winds Friday Evening

Published 2018-06-02

Localized areas of damaging winds were reported with a line of thunderstorms Friday evening, along with reduced visibility from blowing dust. Strong winds were also observed behind the line of storms as a wake low developed.

Feedback Wanted! Please review our proposed consolidation and reformatting of Watches, Warnings, Advisories for non-precipitating hazards.

Published 2018-05-20

Notice the strong winds last night? Blame the wake low!

Published 2018-05-11

A wake low moved along the Nebraska and South Dakota border into west central Iowa. As the wake low approached wind gusts increased to 35 to 55 mph.

Hail and a tornado impact the area the evening of May 8, 2018

Published 2018-05-09

This is a summary of the storms that impacted the region on May 8 including the EF-0 tornado that touched down northwest of Vilas, South Dakota.

More Widespread Snow Across the Region

Published 2018-04-23

***Severe Awareness Classes End This Week***

Published 2018-04-20

Winter Weather Awareness Day in South Dakota

Published 2018-04-18

Wednesday is Winter Weather Awareness Day in South Dakota. Are you prepared?