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Calm Before The Storm For Southeast and East; A Brief Respite For West

Another large scale low pressure system will impact the Southeast and East, today through at least Saturday; which could disrupt travel. Hazards include heavy to excessive rain with flood concerns, severe t-storms, and perhaps some snow on the backside of the system. Meanwhile, another series of moist Pacific storms will begin to roll into the West Coast and West later today through the weekend. 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.)