Storm Damage


Today, clean-up started for the community of Sioux Falls, South Dakota after a severe storm blew through late last night.  The National Weather Service confirms at least one tornado, an EF-2 with winds of about 125 miles per hour hit a portion of the city.  Brian Allen is main anchor for KSFY-Television in Sioux Falls.  Brian shares what he experienced during the height of the storm and talked about the aftermath with Siouxland Public Media News.


The city of Sioux Falls is reeling after a likely tornado struck late last night, leaving behind a trail of damage and debris.

“There is a level of destruction up here that we’re not use to seeing.” 

That’s news anchor Brian Allen who works for KSFY-Television in Sioux Falls who says the twister touched down about a mile from his home.    

“Roofs have collapsed, windows have been blown out.  There is tree damage area.. power poles are down and trees are down.”

Allen is a former anchor at KCAU Television in Sioux City.