Tis the season for overnight thunderstorm activity with damaging winds being the primary threat. Sunday night/early Monday morning featured a complex of thunderstorms that was responsible for several damaging wind reports with wind speeds reaching 95mph in Sheldon, IA. Take a look at what the radar looked like early Monday morning.
Thunderstorm wind gusts were responsible for this overturned semi near Canton, SD early this morning. Sioux Falls, SD had wind gusts topping 80mph!
Here is the 95mph wind report from Sheldon, IA located in the northwest part of the state. Note the report states an airplane hangar was destroyed with damage occurring to planes.
Hail, high wind and damaging wind reports stretched from eastern South Dakota through Minnesota, Iowa and eventually into Wisconsin and Illinois. Note the 95mph wind gust report in northwest IA.
Another line of thunderstorm is expected to develop later today as the area of low pressure responsible for the severe storms Sunday night/early Monday slides east. In fact, NOAA’s SPC has issued an enhanced risk of severe weather today across parts of the Midwest, Ohio Valley and Great Lake Region for hail, high winds and possible tornadoes later today/tonight
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