DEVELOPING STORY: Citizens in Sioux Falls, South Dakota have been told to stay in their homes after violent, straight-line winds caused heavy damage across the city. A traveler on Interstate 90 reported at least 14 semi-trucks down on the interstate between Sioux Falls and Mitchell. There’s no word on injuries.
“Lots of debris and damage in the city from this recent storm,” mayor Paul TenHaken said in a tweet. “Please assume all downed power lines are live. Crews are being deployed to deal with power and related challenges. Please avoid going out if possible.”
Big, dusty, destructive derecho hits Sioux Falls, SD. This was KELO's live coverage. pic.twitter.com/HmCjCWzzqE— Charlie 🇺🇸🏳️🌈 (@Hoosier_Charlie) May 12, 2022
Dramatic live coverage from KELO-TV in Sioux Falls, SD, where power flashes can be seen near downtown moments before the station’s feed goes dark.— Sam Sagnella (@SamSagnella) May 12, 2022
Widespread 90mph+ gusts have been observed with these dangerous storms. #SDwx #SiouxFalls https://t.co/GIXdWOPbwJ pic.twitter.com/3aDYBip8PU
Sioux Falls rn pic.twitter.com/D4FmiaYJ80— jawn (@yawngregg) May 12, 2022
This just happened in Sioux Falls, SD! pic.twitter.com/ofuIQy8p1s— Daniel Mack (@LSUjinx) May 12, 2022