May 9, 2022
WATERTOWN, S.D.–There were severe weather reports in northeast South Dakota over the weekend.
The Aberdeen office of the National Weather Service reports a tornado touched down in an open field six miles west-southwest of Aberdeen, and lingered for less than a minute just after eight o’clock Saturday night.
A funnel cloud was reported by the Brown County Emergency Manger five miles west-southwest of Aberdeen around that same time.
A tornado demolished a pole barn a mile south of Columbia in Brown County just after 8:30 Saturday night.
Funnel clouds were spotted two miles east of Bath, and two miles west-southwest of Ashton.
More than 2 1/4 inches of rain fell five miles south of Roscoe, and ping pong ball-sized hail was reported nine miles south of Seneca in Faulk County.