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Hail Pounds High Plains on Thursday

17 May 2018, 7:34 pm

Severe storms pushed through the High Plains on Thursday dropping large hail across parts of the Dakotas.

Ping Pong Ball Size Hail in South Dakota

GET INSIDE! Ping pong ball size hail delayed this track meet Thursday afternoon near Belle Fourche, SD. Large hail remains a threat as Western South Dakota remains under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch through tonight.

Posted by WeatherNation on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Ping pong ball size hail was reported in Belle Fourche, South Dakota on Thursday.

The biggest hailstone that was reported was golf ball size, falling both in North and South Dakota.

These storms also brought gusty winds up to nearly 80 mph in some spots!

The severe weather threat continues across parts of the High Plains on Friday, we will have the latest all day on Weathernation.

For WeatherNation, I’m Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo.