Thursday, August 5, 2021

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
857 PM CDT Thu Aug 5 2021

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Northwestern Lyon County in northwestern Iowa...
Southwestern Rock County in southwestern Minnesota...
Southeastern Minnehaha County in southeastern South Dakota...
Northeastern Lincoln County in southeastern South Dakota...

* Until 945 PM CDT.

* At 857 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Brandon, or
near Sioux Falls, moving south at 30 mph.

HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts and ping pong ball size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail
damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect
considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to
mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

Other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include Lake
Alvin State Recreation Area and Canton.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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LAT...LON 4364 9680 4371 9653 4339 9621 4325 9680
TIME...MOT...LOC 0157Z 344DEG 27KT 4360 9666

THUNDERSTORM DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE
HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE...1.50 IN
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST...70 MPH