User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


41° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Most Popular Today


Flash Flooding Stalls Cars

June 16, 2014, 6:02 PM by Brady Mallory

Flash Flooding Stalls Cars
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Driving through Sioux Falls, you could see water gushing from sewer grates.   There was so much water, flash flooding halted traffic near in several parts of town, including a stretch of 14th Street. 

At 33rd Street and Duluth Avenue, several cars stalled in the rising waters.  19-year-old Caroline Renner thought she could make it through the intersection.  She did not. 

"Really worried.  Really worried dabout my car, and all the stuff in it, and my safety," Renner said.

As water seeped into her car, she grabbed whatever she could.

Brady Mallory: Did anyone help you?
Renner: No.

Renner was on her way to work.  It did not take long for her to realize the water was just too much for her Nissan to handle.

"It was rising while I was in there and when I opened it it all filled up.  I even had my school books in there.  Tried to save that," Renner said.

It is not how Renner wanted to spend her afternoon.

"Just freaking out," Renner said.

Eventually, the temporary pond went down.  Renner went back to her car, hoping to start it, but no luck.  Two people helped her push it out of the way as she waited for authorities to arrive.

See storm photos from across the area 

Keep updated with the latest on the forecast from the KELOLAND Live Doppler HD Storm Center

Watch LIVE Coverage 

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Four Dead In Sisseton Shooting

11/22/2014 7:09 AM

South Dakota authorities are searching for a Sisseton man following a shooting early Saturday morning that left four people dead and another person in...

Full Story
Name Of Person Who Died In Deadly Crash Released

11/16/2014 1:35 PM

Authorities have released the name of the person who died in a crash on Interstate 29 near Brookings on Saturday.

Full Story
UPDATE: Sisseton Homicide Suspect Found Dead In Home

11/22/2014 10:40 AM

Colter Richard Arbach has been located and identified as one of the four people shot and killed this morning in Sisseston.

Full Story
New Charges Filed Against Faith Rasmussen

11/19/2014 4:59 PM

She's already admitted to running a large marijuana ring, now Faith Rasmussen is accused of arranging a deadly robbery.

Full Story
SF Teen Surprised By Garth Brooks

11/19/2014 2:17 PM

A legendary country music star gives support to a Sioux Falls family while their teenage daughter was in a Minneapolis hospital last week.

Full Story


Events