Thursday, May 12, 2022

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
513 PM CDT Thu May 12 2022

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Northwestern Lyon County in northwestern Iowa...
Southwestern Lyon County in southwestern Minnesota...
Lincoln County in southwestern Minnesota...
Northwestern Nobles County in southwestern Minnesota...
Rock County in southwestern Minnesota...
Western Murray County in southwestern Minnesota...
Pipestone County in southwestern Minnesota...
Northeastern Miner County in east central South Dakota...
Brookings County in east central South Dakota...
Moody County in east central South Dakota...
Kingsbury County in east central South Dakota...
Lake County in east central South Dakota...
Eastern Minnehaha County in southeastern South Dakota...

* Until 600 PM CDT.

* At 512 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Carthage to near Colman to near Larchwood,
moving northeast at 85 mph.

THESE ARE DESTRUCTIVE STORMS FOR BROOKINGS, PIPESTONE, LAKE
WILSON, AND SURROUNDING AREAS.

HAZARD...90 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...You are in a life-threatening situation. Flying debris
may be deadly to those caught without shelter. Mobile
homes will be heavily damaged or destroyed. Homes and
businesses will have substantial roof and window damage.
Expect extensive tree damage and power outages.

* Severe thunderstorms will be near...
Flandreau, Egan and Nunda around 520 PM CDT.
Brookings, Garretson, Lake Preston, Sherman and Hetland around 525
PM CDT.
Elkton, Aurora, Hardwick, Badger, Ward and Blue Mounds State Park
around 530 PM CDT.
Edgerton, Lake Benton, White, Leota, Lismore and Trosky around 535
PM CDT.
Chandler and Arco around 540 PM CDT.
Hendricks, Ivanhoe, Lake Wilson, Holland and Woodstock around 545
PM CDT.
Ruthton and Current Lake around 550 PM CDT.
Florence around 555 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include
Kenneth, Ihlen, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Nation, Hadley, Steen,
Magnolia, Erwin, Bushnell and Hatfield.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 1000 PM CDT for east central
South Dakota.

This is an EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION with tornado like wind
speeds expected. Mobile homes and high profile vehicles are
especially susceptible to winds of this magnitude and may be
overturned. For your protection move to an interior room on the
lowest floor of a building. These storms have the potential to cause
serious injury and significant property damage.

This is an EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION. These storms are producing
widespread wind damage across southeastern South Dakota and adaject
areas of southwestern Minnesota and northwestern Iowa. SEEK SHELTER
NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows!

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 1000 PM CDT for east central
South Dakota.

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LAT...LON 4463 9620 4388 9579 4333 9643 4387 9685
4416 9777 4454 9754 4454 9646 4463 9645
TIME...MOT...LOC 2212Z 209DEG 74KT 4421 9765 4395 9685 4342 9640

THUNDERSTORM DAMAGE THREAT...DESTRUCTIVE
HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE...<.75 IN
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST...90 MPH