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80-mph Wind Gusts Causes Damage in South Dakota Monday

15 May 2017, 5:13 pm

A cluster of severe thunderstorms with winds of 60 to 80-mph moved through south central South Dakota between 8 and 9 A.M. CDT on Monday May 15, 2017. Wind gusts up 80-mph caused damage to trees and few buildings in Armour, South Dakota.

A semi truck driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries when his truck overturned south of Armour, but no other injuries were reported. School in Armour was also cancelled after power was lost to the school.

There was also a recorded wind gust of 72 mph north of Armour.  Damage was also reported in Parkston, South Dakota where a 63 mph wind gust was recorded with these storms at 830 AM CDT.  A storm survey was done by the NWS Sioux Falls this morning.

Photos: National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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