Severe Weather Update/Rain Counts

Another night of severe weather hit central South Dakota and north Central Nebraska last night which included hail, high winds, rain and a tornado.  Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for nearly all of our central South Dakota and Nebraska counties.  Power was lost south of Winner as well as in north central Nebraska.

Local Rain Reports:

Cheryl Schroder, Winner- 1.07

Pete Haukaas, Okreek, 1.52

Jeff Farner, Winner- 1.07

Vivian Sweeney, Northwest of Bassett- 5.40

Stan Bicek, 10 miles south of Colome- 1.50

Wilma Harter, Witten- 1.22 (Golf ball sized hail)

Chuck Keiser, Jordan Hill, 1.20

Fred Weidner, Dog Ear Lake- 1.05

Short Haley, home near Colome- 1.43 and near Haley’s HI-WAY Lumber- 1.08

Tracy Tritle, 10 miles east of Winner – 2.30 (Marble sized hail)

Delbert Klein, Burke- 3.10

Laura Reuer, Herrick- 2.0

Furthermore, early this morning, Tripp County Ambulance and Winner, Fire and Rescue responded to a one vehicle accident, with one occupant, near Witten. The page came in at 12:19 this morning.