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Powerful Storm to Impact Eastern Third of U.S. this weekend.

A developing storm system will bring a myriad of significant impacts this weekend. Heavy snow up to 18 inches from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast, and ice up to a quarter of an inch is forecast in places. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible in the Deep South. Read More >


During the afternoon of July 29, 2018, an intense thunderstorm over northeast and east-central Oglala Lakota County produced a brief tornado and significant straight-line wind damage. The tornado developed about 6.5 miles south of Kyle, SD in a small grove of trees off American Horse Creek Road. The tops of trees were twisted and broken off. The highest winds of the tornado were estimated to be 80 mph, which gives it a rating of EF-0.

In addition, straight-line winds severely damaged several houses southwest of Kyle, with one house being completely destroyed. Estimated wind speeds there were as high as 120 mph. 

3 SW Kyle

(NWS Storm Survey)

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