A Return to Summer

Severe Weather Possible on Wednesday and Thursday
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Published: May. 9, 2022 at 4:18 AM CDT|Updated: May. 9, 2022 at 11:29 PM CDT
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) -- After the showers and thunderstorms early this morning, summer has made its presence felt across the region with warm and muggy conditions.

Some areas of fog will be possible overnight and into Tuesday morning, but that will lift quickly and we’ll see sunshine for much of Tuesday. Highs will be back in the 70′s and will be slightly cooler than today’s highs. Our weather pattern will be getting a little more active by Wednesday and Thursday as we monitor the threat for severe weather.

By Wednesday afternoon, showers and thunderstorms will look to develop in the eastern parts of South Dakota. There is a Slight Risk for severe weather which is a 2 out of 5 on the scale. This means there will be the potential for more scattered severe storms with the main threats being for large hail and damaging wind gusts. The tornado threat will be isolated. Highs on Wednesday will be in the 80′s to the lower 90′s!

The risk continues again on Thursday evening with the same threats in play. By the end of the week, temperatures will cool down to the 70′s with a beautiful weekend on the way with those highs staying in the 60′s/70′s. Stay with your First Alert Weather Team as we track these storms!

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