NWS confirms weak tornado near Deuel-Grant County line (Audio)

May 8, 2023
Mike Tanner

ABERDEEN, S.D.–One of the first confirmed tornadoes of the year in South Dakota was reported late Saturday afternoon in the northeast corner of the state.

National Weather Service forecaster Ryan Vipond …..

Vipond says it was a brief severe weather event that did not result in any damage….

Vipond says the weak tornado was likely an EF-0 on the Fujita scale.

South Dakota reports on average about three dozen confirmed tornadoes each year.