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.


65° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

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

 

Hills Mark 30th Anniversary Of Blizzard

October 8, 2012, 5:25 PM by Ben Cathey

Hills Mark 30th Anniversary Of Blizzard

30 years ago, the northern Black Hills began digging out from one of the heaviest snow storms on record.

The October blizzard buried Deadwood and Galena and dumped more than five feet of snow on areas near Lead.  It was even deeper in the higher elevations.  The weight of the wet snow damaged buildings and severe winds snarled 40 miles of power lines, leaving residents without power for days.

It takes a unique setup to see this kind of storm this time of year, especially with so much moisture.  You need a compact system to create the intense winds that constantly change direction.  Quick elevation changes funnel the winds and dump snow

This past weekend we had an early snow, but it was no match for 1982. 

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View weather

You may also like

KELOLAND Forecasted To Have Mild Winter

10/16/2014 6:27 PM

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or NOAA released its Winter Outlook Thursday morning and KELOLAND is forecasted to have a mild win...

Full Story | Watch
Explaining El Nino

10/20/2014 5:33 PM

El Nino sometimes gets a lot of attention in the forecast, but do you know much about it?

Full Story | Watch
Examining El Niños Of The Past

10/21/2014 5:21 PM

The four El Niño's we'll look more closely are the two strong El Niño's from the 1980s, one from the late 1990s and one from...

Full Story | Watch
Storm Center Update- Wednesday AM

10/22/2014 6:04 AM

Areas of rain will continue to expand across KELOLAND today as a trough of low pressure tracks to the east.

Full Story
Storm Center Update - Sunday PM

10/19/2014 3:54 PM

above average temps will continue

Full Story


Events