User uShare 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.

35° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options


TEMPERATURE LOCATION | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

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


Storm Takes Drivers By Surprise

June 5, 2014, 6:04 PM

Storm Takes Drivers By Surprise

The storm this afternoon surprised a lot of drivers on the roads. Heavy rain and hail caused people to pull over across the area, to take shelter.

With heavy rain and hail, visibility was almost zero on roads in southeastern KELOLAND today.
This made driving nearly impossible.

"We are caught with this storm here. Which is scary because this is our first witnessed tornado," Art Magnaye said, driving through Sioux Falls from Canada.
Art Magnaye and his wife Joyce are on their way from Canada to Florida when the storm hit.

"Well it was calm until we pulled and went to McDonald's and then pulled up for gas and I heard the siren and the warning," Magnaye said.

The gas station clerk told the couple they needed to stay put. Both Art and Joyce are in their 70's and have never seen weather quite like this.

"It is different and it's scary because we can see the clouds, you know? From the outside," Magnaye said.

"I seen some clouds turning. It looked like that it was about ready to come down. It looked like some funnels were coming around," said Sioux Falls native, Breanna Bourne said.

Bourne is from Sioux Falls and says she's never seen a tornado either.

"It's more of like a fascination than anything to be scared of. If I seen it coming towards the storm, then I'd start freaking out. That'd be a little scary," Bourne said.

Magnaye says he will be keeping a closer eye on the weather for the remainder of his trip to Florida.

Previous Story

Next Story




View weather

You may also like

Snow Forecasted For Sioux Falls, Sioux City On Friday

11/19/2015 6:28 AM

Areas of southeast South Dakota will be under its first winter storm watch of the season.

Full Story
Sioux Falls Issues Snow Alert

11/20/2015 11:00 AM

The City of Sioux Falls has declared a snow alert after heavy snow across the city Friday.

Full Story
Sioux Falls To See First Snowfall Of The Season

11/20/2015 7:03 AM

Being the first snowfall of the season, city officials are advising drivers to use caution.

Full Story
Storm Center Update- Friday AM

11/20/2015 5:48 AM

Snow continues to expand this morning in KELOLAND with numerous areas under winter weather advisories and winter storm warnings. 

Full Story
Harrisburg Residents Talk About Heavy Snowfall

11/20/2015 10:00 PM

Now that the system has moved out, the community is focusing on cleaning up.

Full Story | Watch