Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Butte and Lawrence County

UPDATE (6:58 p.m.) — A flash flood warning has been issued for Belle Fourche. Residents are being urged to seek higher ground immediately.

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RAPID CITY, S.D. —  The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern Butte County and Northwestern Lawrence County until 7:30 p.m. MDT.

At 6:45 p.m. MDT, a severe thunderstorm was located three miles west of Belle Fourche was moving northeast at 5 MPH.

Possible hazards include: ping pong size hail.

People and animals outdoors will be injured.

Hail damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles is expected. Wind damage to roofs, siding and trees is also expected. Hail may also accumulate on roadways, causing hazardous travel.

This severe thunderstorm will be near Belle Fourche around 7:00 p.m. MDT.

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