PHOTOS: July 17 storm damage

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Nearly 90 mph wind guest reported near Parkston around 5:30 a.m.

UPDATED 8:11 a.m.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Severe thunderstorms are continuing to move east through KELOLAND Wednesday morning.

Numerous power outages have been reported and high wind speeds caused damage throughout the area. Trees were uprooted in Armour and in the Parkston area where a top wind speed of 89 mph was reported.

Looking at storm damage in Parkston. reporter Michael Geheren is LIVE.

Posted by KELOLAND News on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

In Sioux Falls, heavy rain created urban flooding.

Damage in Armour.

5:57 a.m.

Strong storms continue to roll across South Dakota Wednesday morning.

The storms first started popping up around Mobridge a little before 1 a.m. KELOLAND’s Livecam captured quite the lightning show as a severe thunderstorm moved through. 

Strong winds are the headline with the severe thunderstorms moving across southeastern KELOLAND. An 89 mph wind guest was reported near Parkston around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. 

In Hutchinson County, Southeastern Electrical Cooperative is reporting outages for 431 members at 6:10 a.m. You can see reported power outages on the South Dakota Rural Electric Association website.

Near Menno, a report of 70 mph winds were reported.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Bon Homme, Turner, Minnehaha, Lincoln and Yankton counties.

We want to see the photos of the storms taken in your area. Safely snap pictures or video to share from your area of KELOLAND and send them to Please include your name and location. 

We might feature them online or on air.

Stay with KELOLAND News online and on-air for more coverage.

Severe weather coverage this morning… ⛈ 💨 What are you experiencing in your area?

Posted by KELOLAND News on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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