Thursday, May 12, 2022

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Western Lyon County in northwestern Iowa...
Western Rock County in southwestern Minnesota...
Miner County in east central South Dakota...
McCook County in southeastern South Dakota...
Northeastern Yankton County in southeastern South Dakota...
Hanson County in southeastern South Dakota...
Northeastern Hutchinson County in southeastern South Dakota...
Southern Moody County in east central South Dakota...
Lake County in east central South Dakota...
Northern Clay County in southeastern South Dakota...
Minnehaha County in southeastern South Dakota...
Lincoln County in southeastern South Dakota...
Turner County in southeastern South Dakota...

* Until 530 PM CDT.

* At 438 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 6 miles west of Dimock to 8 miles southeast of
Freeman to near Wakonda, moving northeast at 85 mph.

THESE ARE DESTRUCTIVE STORMS FOR ALEXANDRIA, LAKE VERMILLION STATE
PARK, SIOUX FALLS, LENNOX, LARCHWOOD, AND SURROUNDING AREAS.

HAZARD...80 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be heavily damaged. Expect
considerable damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles.
Extensive tree damage and power outages are likely.

* Severe thunderstorms will be near...
Beresford, Parker, Centerville, Marion, Hurley and Dolton around
445 PM CDT.
Canistota, Alexandria, Chancellor, Monroe and Davis around 450 PM
CDT.
Lake Vermillion State Recreation Area, Lennox, Wall Lake,
Worthing, Fulton and Farmer around 455 PM CDT.
Canton, Tea, Hartford, Humboldt, Montrose, Spencer In McCook
County and Ellis around 500 PM CDT.
Sioux Falls, Harrisburg, Crooks, Colton, Canova, Fedora, Roswell,
Lyons, Lake Alvin State Recreation Area and Renner around 505 PM
CDT.
Brandon, Baltic, Larchwood, Howard, Lester, Chester, Vilas,
Rowena, Corson and Dell Rapids around 510 PM CDT.
Valley Springs, Hills, Beaver Creek, Trent, Wentworth, Carthage,
Winfred and Palisades State Park around 515 PM CDT.
Luverne, Garretson, Colman, Egan and Sherman around 520 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include Steen.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

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LAT...LON 4288 9704 4319 9738 4349 9803 4350 9796
4385 9797 4385 9785 4402 9785 4417 9774
4403 9661 4388 9645 4385 9646 4385 9643
4359 9616 4308 9679 4308 9681
TIME...MOT...LOC 2138Z 212DEG 74KT 4350 9812 4328 9729 4302 9703

TORNADO...POSSIBLE
THUNDERSTORM DAMAGE THREAT...DESTRUCTIVE
HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE...<.75 IN
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST...80 MPH