The National Weather Service says a weak tornado caused minor damage at Lake Cochrane in Deuel County over the weekend.
The Saturday afternoon twister had estimated peak winds of 75 mph and was rated an EF-0, the weakest on the enhanced Fujita scale.
Weather service officials say the tornado touched down on the lake's northern shore and traveled less than a mile before lifting. It caused mainly minor damage to docks, boats, boat lifts, canopies, trees and shrubs, though two houses suffered damage. One lost a portion of its roof.
Most Popular Today
- 1.Retail & Restaurants
Valentino's Restaurant For Sale
- 2.Retail & Restaurants
Long John Silver's Closes, Building For Sale
- 3.Gas & Energy
SD Gas Prices Jump While Nation Approaches Four-Year Low
3 Regional Airlines Want To Serve Pierre
- 5.Tourism, Outdoors
Northeast Hunting Successful So Far
Understanding Apple Pay
- 7.Meetings & Events
Sioux Falls Area Chamber Meeting Grows
Tuesday Afternoon Business Brief
Monday Evening Business Brief
Monday Afternoon Business Brief