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Freeze Warning for Southeast South Dakota

This past weekend my wife and I planted a tulip that she was given as an Easter gift. By the looks of the forecast we might have wanted to wait one more week.

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NWS Spotter Training Teaches Citizens How to Keep an Eye on a Stormy Sky

Over 750 Sioux Falls area residents, firefighters, sheriff’s deputies and others - including Townsquare Media on-air personalities - learned about spotting severe weather Monday night at the Washington Pavilion

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Minnehaha County Sheriff

Mid-Day Rain with Hail Rumbles through Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls got its first experience with thunder and lightning in a long time on Tuesday. Add a little hail in the mix and it sure feels like spring.

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Death Toll Nears 200 As Bushfires Continue To Blaze Through Victoria

Dear Mouth-Breathers: Please Don’t Set the State on Fire Today, OK?

Todd Epp asks "Why are some people so stupid?" Despite warnings, he bets by end of Monday, there will be at least one report of a grass fire in South Dakota.

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Santa Claus May Have to Put Wheels on His Sleigh This Year. Are We Headed for a Brown Christmas?

Meteorologist Todd Heitkamp with the Sioux Falls National Weather Service says the upper Midwest will experience above normal temperatures during December.

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Bad News If You’re Looking for That First Big Snowstorm – Good News If You Don’t Like Driving On Ice And Snow

Todd Heitkamp, of the Sioux Falls National Weather Service, says mild weather will be the norm for the next several days.

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If You Hate This Cold November Weather, Here’s Some Facts That May Make You Hate It More

November is not officially winter, but this year South Dakota along with most of the nation is getting an early winter blast.  

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Don’t Look For A Lot Of Sun – Or Snow – This Month

Todd Heitkamp of the Sioux Falls National Weather Service runs through some of the November weather statistics for this part of the country.

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There’s Reason To Get Up Early Wednesday Morning – A Blood Moon Will Be Visible Just Before 6 AM

Todd Heitkamp of the Sioux Falls National Weather Service describes what a 'Blood Moon' is and what causes it.

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Award Being Named After Longtime Weather Observer

Ask anyone at the National Weather Service and they'll tell you just how important volunteer weather observers are.

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