Weather Preparedness

How to make a homemade severe weather safety kit

Tornado safety: Safe spot

South Dakota gets more than its fair share of hail

Spring brings severe weather warnings

First Alert - How to make an emergency car kit

First Alert - How to create an emergency kit for your house

Stocking a home emergency kit

Emergency plan important for families during severe weather

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Flooding how high is too high?

Behind the scenes issuing a Tornado Warning

Do you know what to do if a tornado warning is issued?

Doppler Radar firsts, with local 2015 thunderstorm

Tornadoes and the Enhanced Fujita Scale

How tornado & severe thunderstrom warnings are issued

Surviving a tornado

Do you know the difference between severe weather watches and warnings?


Weather Videos

Posted: 6:09 PM - 5:30pm Monday KOTA Territory First Alert Weather

Posted: 09/20/2017 - 225 people are now known to be dead due to Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake.

Daily Forecast

From Chief Meteorologist Mike Modrick:

The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow!

No more clouds, no more highs that are 20 degrees below average! We have a much warmer week ahead, after a chilly night - We have a Frost Advisory for parts of Wyoming and the southern plains of South Dakota tonight.

The rest of the week will be dry and warmer. We are tracking a weak cold front that could move thru Sunday with an isolated shower or two.