Sheldon strip mall damaged by wind

September 17, 2021 10:04am

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A severe thunderstorm that passed through the area overnight brought damaging wind with it to some areas and caused damage to trees, power lines, and heavily damaged a strip mall in Sheldon.

The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for most of the area at around 2am.

A strip mall located just west of the Highway 18 and 60 interchange in Sheldon received substantial roof damage. There were no immediate reports of injury.

According to the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, winds in some cases were in the range of 60 mph or greater.

Tree damage has also been reported in some parts of the region.