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.


42° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

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!

 

Most Popular Today


Sioux Falls Deals With Storm Damage

June 11, 2010, 6:03 PM by Erica Johnson

Sioux Falls Deals With Storm Damage
SIOUX FALLS, SD - Strong storms caused some major damage in parts of Sioux Falls overnight. From downed power lines to trees falling on houses and windows being blown out, homeowners and crews have been working all day to get things cleaned up.

It wasn't a tree limb or flying debris that shattered this glass window at Mike Juhl Auto Sports overnight, but the wind. The business is out near the airport in Sioux Falls where there's not much shelter and the storm left them with some major clean up.

“When we drove in to town we could see all kinds of damage with trees down and not expecting anything in our store. Once we got in there was glass everywhere, ceiling tiles blown all over the place. It was a huge mess,” Debi Juhl said.

Just down their lot, a power line pole snapped off leaving live wires on the ground. This morning crews were working to put it back up.

As the storm moved farther into Sioux Falls, it took down some large trees, splitting them right down the middle and pulling up the roots.

A tree on Holly Avenue blocked the road and Pat Hansen's driveway.

“I went to get my paper and whoa, what is this?” Hansen said.

While Hansen heard the storm, she says in the 37 years she's lived in this neighborhood, they've never had a tree fall, especially one this size.

“I didn't know how much went down, gosh,” Hansen said.

While the rains and winds have subsided, the clean up and repair work are just beginning.

Previous Story

Next Story


RELATED STORIES


 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

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