What a difference a year makes: Revisiting the sites of last year’s tornado
The term “Dog Days” traditionally refers to a period of particularly hot and humid weather occurring during the summer months of July and August in the Northern Hemisphere. In ancient Greece and Rome, the Dog Days were believed to be a time of bad luck and unrest. This was certainly the case last summer as a devastating summer storm ripped through Gregory County on August 6.
According to the National Weather Service, during the evening hours of August 6, 2019, a cluster of severe thunderstorms moved across central South Dakota and into northern Nebraska. These severe storms produced dangerous hail greater than three inches in diameter, along with damaging straight line winds.
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