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Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. 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.

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