Update:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
WATCH 415 FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN SOUTH DAKOTA THIS CANCELS 13 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA

JERAULD

IN EAST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA

BEADLE BROOKINGS KINGSBURY
LAKE MINER MOODY
SANBORN

IN SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA

AURORA

IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA

DAVISON HANSON MCCOOK
MINNEHAHA

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ALEXANDRIA, ALPENA, ARLINGTON,
BRIDGEWATER, BROOKINGS, CANISTOTA, DE SMET, EMERY, FLANDREAU,
HOWARD, HURON, LAKE PRESTON, MADISON, MITCHELL, MONTROSE, ORLAND,
PLANKINTON, SALEM, SIOUX FALLS, STICKNEY, WESSINGTON SPRINGS,
WHITE LAKE, AND WOONSOCKET. THIS ALSO INCLUDES THE TRIBAL LANDS
OF THE FLANDREAU SANTEE SIOUX TRIBAL NATION.

 

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The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for parts of southeastern South Dakota including Sioux Falls, in effect until 1:00 AM Thursday morning (May 30).

"A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible
warnings. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce tornadoes."

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 415
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   610 PM CDT Wed Jun 29 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     West Central Minnesota
     Southern North Dakota
     Eastern South Dakota

   * Effective this Wednesday night and Thursday morning from 610 PM
     until 100 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
       mph likely
     Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Severe thunderstorms capable of primarily damaging winds
   will move east-northeast across the watch area this evening.
   Isolated significant severe gusts in excess of 75 mph will also be
   possible.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
   statute miles east and west of a line from 90 miles north northeast
   of Aberdeen SD to 15 miles south of Mitchell SD. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
   favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area.
   Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening
   weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible
   warnings. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce
   tornadoes.

The Ultimate Sioux Falls Visitor's Guide: A to Z

Sioux Falls has lots to explore; fun stuff for the whole family, food of every kind, educational opportunities, and more! If you have out-of-town guests visiting, show them around our city. Eat at places they've never eaten. Take them to places they'd never go. Take some great photos to post on social media (and don't forget the hashtag #HiFromSiouxFalls). We've even listed some cool hotels where they can stay if you don't have the room.

Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We call it the 'Sioux Empire.' It's the biggest city in the state with a population of nearly 200,000. We’re known for our namesake, Falls Park, along the Big Sioux River. Sioux Falls has received numerous accolades for its quality of life. We have been named the number one best place to rent in America. We’ve topped the list of Best States to Find a Job. Sioux Falls is the Best City in America for Young Professionals. 

We've appeared on lists such as Most Charming Small CitiesTop 10 Place to Raise Kids, and even ranked 10th in the 2020 Top 100 Best Places to Live. We have an abundance of achievements and you can see them on the Sioux Falls Development Foundation's website.

It's a pretty awesome city and that's why we think you should come and visit. If you're coming on business or pleasure, we've put together a list of places to go and things to see. We know you want to explore the attractions the city is known for like Falls Park, the Arc of Dreams, and the Sculpture Walk, but there's a lot more to see and do than just the touristy (that's really a word) stuff. The best places to go are where the locals go and we have a not your average, ordinary visitor's guide. 

Here's a list of over 100 things to do and places to go in Sioux Falls.

Click HERE for a list of all the places we mention and links to each one. Print it out or save it to your phone and use it as a reference when you're visiting. See you soon!