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Heavy Rain and Snowmelt Threatens Flooding in Southeast and Mid-Atlantic; Strong Cold Front Presses Across the Northwest

A southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rain from northern Florida to the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday with a secondary heavy rain threat area from the Lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. Severe thunderstorms remain a threat for north-central Florida through tonight. Out West, a strong cold front will continue rain, mountain snow and gusty winds into Saturday morning. Read More >

For the NWS Sioux Falls CWA

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Dates for the rest of the U.S.
SOUTH DAKOTA: April 23-27, 2018
Tornado Drill - Wednesday, April 25
Watch - 10:00 AM
Warning - 10:15 AM
MINNESOTA: April 9-13, 2018
Tornado Drill - Thursday, April 12
Watch - 1:00 PM  
Warning - 1:45 PM
2nd Warning - 6:45 PM
(participating counties only)
NEBRASKA: March 26-30, 2018
Tornado Drill - Wednesday, March 28
Watch - 10:00 AM
Warning - 10:15 AM
IOWA: March 26-30, 2018
Tornado Drill - Wednesday, March 28
Watch - 10:00 AM
Warning - 10:15 AM


(All events listed below are Spotter Training sessions unless otherwise noted.)