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That’s a big chunk of ice! South Dakota hailstone sets world records

Saturday, July 31st, 2010 3:34am MDT

The massive hailstone that fell over rural South Dakota last week has officially set world records for its weight and diameter. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the chunk of ice easily eclipsed the previous record setter. On Friday, July 23rd, severe weather rolled through northeastern South Dakota and Stanley, Jones, and […]

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South Dakota hail stone measures 8 inches in diameter – likely world record

Thursday, July 29th, 2010 7:48am MDT

Hail is one of the most damaging weather events capable of doing thousands of dollars worth of damage to homes and vehicles and utterly shredding crops. Last week in South Dakota the mother of all hail stones appears to have fallen – a beast weighing nearly two pounds and measuring 8 inches in diameter. On […]

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Monster EF3 tornado rips through South Dakota

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010 4:07pm MDT

A massive tornado reminiscent of a famous tornado in the state’s history ripped through central South Dakota on Saturday. The powerful twister appears to have been an EF3 tornado packing winds of over 160 mph and while damage to homes was recorded, miraculously no one was injured. Supercell thunderstorms began forming on the South Dakota […]

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