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Tornadoes touch down in southern Black Hills

 

June 3, 2021



Citizens in and around Sundance received an alert on May 23 that a tornado watch would be in effect for the majority of the afternoon and early evening. Fortunately, no tornadoes have been reported during that timeframe within Crook County.

Over the border in South Dakota, on the other hand, the spring storm system that brought rain showers and thunder to this county led to a total of four tornadoes.

The first two tornadoes appeared in the Custer area, according to the National Weather Services, as well as damaging, straight-line winds and half dollar-sized hail. The storms then moved east...



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