Blackhawk, SD Supercell Timelapse

Blackhawk, SD Supercell Timelapse: Yesterday, just east of Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota, a beautiful, low-precipitation supercell thunderstorm developed.  Luckily for us, Dan McKemy uploaded this amazing timelapse of the storm for our viewing pleasure.  Look at that amazing structure and rotation.  Impressive, indeed!

NWS Collaborates with Vikings Players

The Minnesota Vikings teamed up with The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, South Dakota this week to spread winter weather awareness. Two players agreed to record Winter Weather Public Service Announcements for the public. Vikings’ Center John Sullivan recorded a video discussing winter weather safety: Vikings’ Wide Receiver Adam Thielen recorded a video discussing cold […]

Winter Storm Pounding Upper Midwest

The first winter storm of the season has been “slowing the go” in portions of the Midwest. North Dakota to Wisconsin have seen as much as 16 inches of snow fall, with more snow expected to fall in portions of Wisconsin into Michigan.   7,000,000 people are under winter storm warnings: — CNBC […]

South Dakota Heat Burst

Two nights ago in Huron, South Dakota the temperature jumped from 73 degrees to 91 degrees in less than an hour. This rare phenomenon is known as a Heat Burst. As the temperature spiked, the relative humidity dropped to around 25% and wind gusts reached near 50 mph.   This tweet from WeatherBug shows the bulls eye […]

Tornado Digest: June 15-21

If you’re a fan of our Weather Buzz section, you know last week had three big days of severe weather across the Plains, which included several tornadoes.  The following video displays the deadly EF4 tornado that hit Pilger, NE on June 16th, 2014 to refresh your memory: I ran across a great article produced by […]