Mother Nature on Mother’s Day: Tornadoes, Tropical Storm, Snow


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Severe storms tore across the southern Plains, more than a foot of snow blanketed parts of the northern Plains and Tropical Storm Ana blasted into South Carolina as Mother Nature roared across much of the nation on Mother’s Day.

In South Dakota, a tornado was reported in the rural eastern…

Severe storms tore across the southern Plains, more than a foot of snow blanketed parts of the northern Plains and Tropical Storm Ana blasted into South Carolina as Mother Nature roared across much of the nation on Mother’s Day.

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In South Dakota, a tornado was reported in the rural eastern town of Delmont while to the west Rapid City was absorbing a foot of snow and 30 mph winds.

“What a Mother’s Day….tornado hit down just missed our home but hit my daughter in laws home in Delmont,” tweeted @Jodie_Rae8.

Parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Iowa also were ripe for tornadoes and large hail Sunday, the National Weather Service said. Late Saturday, one person was killed after a tornado struck a rural farming and ranch area about 100 miles west of Fort Worth, WFAA-TV reported.

Cisco Fire Chief Walter Fairbanks confirmed the fatality as authorities searched homes in the Eastland County community damaged by the twister. County Judge Rex Fields said some people were unaccounted for, but torrential rains slowed a home-by-home canvass.

“The homes that I’ve seen, there are just maybe one or two walls standing,” Fields, who also serves as the county’s emergency services coordinator, told The Associated Press.

Phillip Truitt with the Texas A&M Forest Service said three people were injured and at least three structures suffered heavy damage. He said damage was also reported in the community of Lone Valley, about 10 miles to the east, where an additional five homes were damaged.

To the north, a late-season storm was bringing heavy snow to parts of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming and Colorado. The weather service warned of treacherous travel.

The Denver metro area was slammed with 4-8 inches of heavy, wet snow. Parts of western North Dakota and South Dakota would see almost 2 feet of snow before the storm moves out on Monday, AccuWeather senior meteorologist Dan Pybynowski told USA TODAY.

He said the powerful wintry storm sweeping west across the nation was being squeezed by a large, warm air mass coming up from Mexico. Hence, meteorological unrest.

“It’s an unstable time of year for weather, so it’s not atypical for South Dakota to get blasted with snow on one side of the state and tornadoes on the other,” Pybynowski said.

In South Carolina, Tropical Storm Ana made landfall along the South Carolina Coast Sunday morning, becoming the first tropical system of 2015 to hit the United States. The National Hurricane Center said Ana came ashore at approximately 6 a.m. near Myrtle Beach, WLTX-TV in Columbia reported.

As it approached land and encountered some cooler waters, its winds weakened a bit. he system had maximum sustained winds of 45 miles an hour. The storm was expected to weaken further as it swept northwest, inland and toward North Carolina, Pybynowski said.

Ana will continue to weaken onshore and before moving out into the Atlantic on Monday.

“The main issue is rain,” Pybynowski said. He said North Myrtle Beach was hit with about four inches of rain. Some flooding in the region has been reported, he added.

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