Lightning struck a Bergen area couple’s farmhouse on August 18. The Worobetz home and contents were a complete loss after a bolt hit the house between 7 and 8pm during an intense thunderstorm. The community has quickly rallied to help out, with an auction planned for Sept.8 at the Bergen Hall. An account has been [...]
Archive for August, 2007
A total lunar eclipse began near 2 this morning. Just happened to be the coldest night of the summer here. Brr! The shots in this montage were taken between were taken between 3:07 and 3:56am. The second photo is at 4:28am, 50mm, f2.0, it was severe clear here last night, and the stars were just [...]
Large hail fell across portions of southeast South Dakota Tuesday evening August 21, 2007. The small community of Dante, in southeast Charles Mix County, took a direct hit from the large hail. Most homes in Dante sustained considerable hail damage, with holes punched in almost every roof in town.
Not much to see today. There was a slight chance of a t-storm today as a low over southern BC spun a few waves across the rockies. Around 6pm a little system moved east from Rocky so I went over a few miles for a look. It had a bit of a shelf cloud so [...]
Environment Canada issued a tornado watch just after noon today after they received reports of funnel clouds near Bowden. A cold front was rolling in slowly from the NW around 2pm so I went a few miles west to have a look. There were a few patches of rotation and some dangly bits, but no [...]