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.


74° 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!

 

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







Sponsored

 


View weather

You may also like

Looking Back To 1993 Flood

8/28/2015 5:25 PM

Many of you probably remember the flood from May 1993. It's easy to compare what happened last night to that event.

Full Story | Watch
Sioux Falls Cleans Up After Flood

8/30/2015 9:30 AM

Susie Brude sorts through water soaked pictures. For 19 years, her family has made memories in this home. Now she's deciding which memories to sav...

Full Story | Watch
A Look Ahead At September's Temps

9/2/2015 5:20 PM

While temperatures will remain the the 70s and 80s for much of next week, we'll still be above average in many locations.

Full Story | Watch
Storm Center Update - Saturday AM

8/29/2015 4:46 AM

After a wet ending to the work week in KELOLAND, it looks we’ll be doing some drying out this weekend.

Full Story
Storm Center Update- Thursday AM

9/3/2015 5:46 AM

We have another warm morning ahead in KELOLAND, but cooler weather is still coming at the end of the 7-day forecast. 

Full Story


Events