Tornado Watch is in effect for central and north central South Dakota until 9 pm CDT.
Storms are already firing north of Pierre and are moving north. Along with the severe weather, heavy rain will also be likely. Stay alert of the weather conditions this afternoon and evening.
Other storms will develop in Nebraska late this afternoon and evening. These storms will move northeast into southeast KELOLAND around sunset and during the nighttime. The storms that move through southeast KELOLAND will be strong to severe with large hail and strong wind being threats. Heavy rain will also have to be monitored for southeast KELOLAND through the overnight. Lows will range from the fifties in western South Dakota to the sixties in eastern KELOLAND.
Lingering showers and storms will still be possible in eastern KELOLAND Thursday morning. There will be a break in the late morning and afternoon, before another round of scattered storms develops in the late afternoon. The best chance for the rain Thursday afternoon will be along and east of the James River Valley. The potential for severe weather will not be as great as the past several days. Highs on Thursday will range from the seventies in the west to the eighties in the central and east.
The weekend will consist of isolated storms in eastern KELOLAND Saturday evening and Saturday night. Once these go through, models are suggesting a dry period with warming temperatures for next week. Highs this weekend will be in the low eighties.