National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Western Fall Storm: Southwest Monsoon

A fall storm will bring widespread rains, gusty winds, and high elevation snow to the Northwest. Gusty winds ahead of the front will produce critical fire weather threats for portions of the Great Basin, northern Rockies, and Front Range. Locally heavy monsoon rains may produce flash flooding in the Southwest. Strong storms are possible in the Great Lakes into the Northeast. Read More >

Overview

During the evening of July 27, 2018, a supercell thunderstorm tracked southeast across Oglala Lakota County, producing large wind-driven hail that resulted in extensive damage to homes, vehicles, and crops. 300 or more homes and over 100 vehicles sustained damage. There were minor injuries reported from broken glass. 3.25 inch hail (between baseball and softball size) and winds of 80 mph were reported.

This story will be updated as additional information is received.

nws logo Media use of NWS Web News Stories is encouraged!
Please acknowledge the NWS as the source of any news information accessed from this site.
nws logo