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Warnings

tornado
Dawes County, NE

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
924 PM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
NORTHEASTERN DAWES COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF NEBRASKA...

* UNTIL 1000 PM MDT

* AT 921 PM MDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR CHADRON...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD...TORNADO AND TENNIS BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. DAMAGE
TO ROOFS...WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE DAMAGE IS
LIKELY.

* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL AFFECT MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF NORTHEASTERN
DAWES COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS TORNADO WARNING REPLACES THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING THAT
WAS IN EFFECT FOR THE SAME AREA.

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME...A VEHICLE OR
OUTDOORS...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

&&

LAT...LON 4282 10325 4298 10312 4291 10278 4280 10278
4278 10277 4270 10276 4244 10277
TIME...MOT...LOC 0324Z 311DEG 28KT 4276 10296

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
HAIL...2.50IN

$$

severe thunderstorm
Dawes County, NE

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHERN DAWES
COUNTY UNTIL 945 PM MDT...

AT 856 PM MDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 11 MILES NORTHWEST
OF CHADRON AIRPORT...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD...TENNIS BALL SIZE HAIL AND 70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. PING PONG BALL SIZED HAIL WAS REPORTED IN
SOUTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA WITH THIS STORM.

IMPACT...PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...WINDOWS AND VEHICLES. EXPECT
CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO
MOBILE HOMES...ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CHADRON...WHITNEY LAKE...CHADRON AIRPORT...CHADRON CAMPGROUND...RED
CLOUD CAMPGROUND...WHITNEY AND CHADRON ST PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE DESTRUCTIVE
HAIL CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE. PEOPLE OUTSIDE SHOULD
MOVE TO A SHELTER...INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS!

&&

LAT...LON 4262 10319 4285 10350 4300 10350 4301 10280
4300 10279 4294 10278 4280 10278 4278 10277
4261 10276
TIME...MOT...LOC 0301Z 312DEG 27KT 4293 10319

HAIL...2.50IN
WIND...70MPH

$$

Watches

severe thunderstorm
Butte County, SD

SD
. SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BUTTE CUSTER FALL RIVER
HARDING LAWRENCE MEADE
PENNINGTON PERKINS SHANNON
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Custer County, SD

SD
. SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BUTTE CUSTER FALL RIVER
HARDING LAWRENCE MEADE
PENNINGTON PERKINS SHANNON
$$

Fall River County, SD

SD
. SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BUTTE CUSTER FALL RIVER
HARDING LAWRENCE MEADE
PENNINGTON PERKINS SHANNON
$$

Harding County, SD

SD
. SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BUTTE CUSTER FALL RIVER
HARDING LAWRENCE MEADE
PENNINGTON PERKINS SHANNON
$$

Lawrence County, SD

SD
. SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BUTTE CUSTER FALL RIVER
HARDING LAWRENCE MEADE
PENNINGTON PERKINS SHANNON
$$

Meade County, SD

SD
. SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BUTTE CUSTER FALL RIVER
HARDING LAWRENCE MEADE
PENNINGTON PERKINS SHANNON
$$

Pennington County, SD

SD
. SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BUTTE CUSTER FALL RIVER
HARDING LAWRENCE MEADE
PENNINGTON PERKINS SHANNON
$$

Perkins County, SD

SD
. SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BUTTE CUSTER FALL RIVER
HARDING LAWRENCE MEADE
PENNINGTON PERKINS SHANNON
$$

Shannon County, SD

SD
. SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BUTTE CUSTER FALL RIVER
HARDING LAWRENCE MEADE
PENNINGTON PERKINS SHANNON
$$

Campbell County, WY

WY
. WYOMING COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

CAMPBELL CROOK WESTON
$$

Crook County, WY

WY
. WYOMING COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

CAMPBELL CROOK WESTON
$$

Weston County, WY

WY
. WYOMING COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

CAMPBELL CROOK WESTON
$$

Carter County, MT

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 430 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN MONTANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 2 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHEAST MONTANA

CARTER POWDER RIVER

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...BROADUS AND EKALAKA.

$$

Advisories

flood
Fall River County, SD

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
NORTH CENTRAL FALL RIVER COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...

* UNTIL 1130 PM MDT

* AT 818 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
RADAR ESTIMATED AROUND AN INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN LESS THAN
HALF AN HOUR. AN ADDITIONAL HALF INCH OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE IN THE
NEXT HOUR.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
INCLUDE...DOWNTOWN HOT SPRINGS...COLD BROOK RESERVOIR AND MAVERICK
JUNCTION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4347 10343 4335 10334 4334 10353 4346 10354

$$

First Alert Forecast

Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 67°

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Western South Dakota until 10 PM. Areas affect by this storm will include Rapid City. A Watch means there is the potential for thunderstorms that can produce 1" hail or winds over 58 mph.


Check out the latest radar at our website: http://www.kotatv.com/category/177594/zoomradar-interactive-weather . You can send storm pictures to weathersnapshots@kotatv.com

Wednesday will be hotter again, and thunderstorms are likely to develop for the late afternoon and evening, followed by another round of storms Thursday.

The end of the week and the weekend will be quite pleasant with cooler temperatures and dry conditions.

 

 

 

7-Day Forecast: Rapid City

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 67°

Partly Cloudy; Isolated Afternoon T-Storms; winds NE 5-10 mph

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 66°

Partly Cloudy; Scattered Afternoon T-Storms; winds S 10-25 mph

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 95°
  • 68°

Partly Cloudy; Isolated Afternoon T-Storms Possible; winds variable 10-15 mph

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 63°

Mostly Sunny

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 59°

Mostly Sunny

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 56°

Mostly Sunny

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 56°

Mostly Sunny

Currently in Rapid City as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Thunder
  • Wind: E @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.23 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:30
  • Sunset: 20:27
  • Humidity: 69%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Sheridan

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 100°
  • 58°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 100°
  • 62°

Clear

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 55°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 51°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 52°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 53°

Clear

Currently in Sheridan as of

  • 79°(Feels like 79°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: N @ 17 mph
  • Barometer: 30.24 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:43
  • Sunset: 20:45
  • Humidity: 44%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Gillette

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 99°
  • 64°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 100°
  • 66°

Clear

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 56°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 53°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 53°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 55°

Clear

Currently in Gillette as of

  • 76°(Feels like 78°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: ESE @ 13 mph
  • Barometer: 30.20 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:39
  • Sunset: 20:38
  • Humidity: 52%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Custer

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 58°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 62°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 56°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 51°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 53°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 77°
  • 50°

Clear

Currently in Custer as of

  • 60°(Feels like 59°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: E @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 30.36 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:33
  • Sunset: 20:28
  • Humidity: 86%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Philip

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 66°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 103°
  • 67°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 66°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 55°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 60°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 57°

Clear

Currently in Philip as of

  • 77°(Feels like 79°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: E @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 30.23 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:24
  • Sunset: 20:21
  • Humidity: 58%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Pine Ridge

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 98°
  • 65°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 103°
  • 68°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 62°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 55°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 57°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 54°

Clear

Currently in Pine Ridge as of

  • 77°(Feels like 79°)
  • Thunder
  • Wind: ENE @ 15 mph
  • Barometer: 30.23 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:31
  • Sunset: 20:22
  • Humidity: 60%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Scottsbluff

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 95°
  • °

Clear

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 98°
  • 65°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 103°
  • 65°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 64°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 58°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 56°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 55°

Clear

Currently in Scottsbluff as of

  • 85°(Feels like 85°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: ESE @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 30.19 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:39
  • Sunset: 20:23
  • Humidity: 40%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Regional Conditions

Rapid City
73°
Sheridan
79°
Gillette
76°
Custer
60°
Philip
77°
Pine Ridge
77°
Scottsbluff
85°
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