SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – Severe weather has been detected in the Siouxland region.

A list of weather alerts can be found in this article or on our website.

UPDATE (6:12 p.m.): A few Siouxland towns have entered a severe thunderstorm warning including Spirit Lake and Milford.


UPDATE (5:50 p.m.): Tornado warning issued for Dickinson and Osceola counties until 6:15 p.m.


UPDATE (2:51 p.m.): Tornado warning issued in South Dakota (Scotland, Menno, and Lesterville). The tornado warning is in effect until 3 p.m. for northeastern Bon Homme, northwestern Yankton, and southeastern Hutchinson counties.

At 2:46 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Scotland, or 16 miles northeast of Tyndall, moving north at 30 mph.

The NWS warns that flying debris could be dangerous to those without shelter. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, windows, and vehicles. If you are not already, take cover. Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a building and avoid windows.

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Iowa counties listed below

  • Buena Vista – Tornado Watch
  • Calhoun – Tornado Watch
  • Cherokee – Tornado Watch
  • Clay – Tornado Watch
  • Crawford – Tornado Watch
  • Dickinson – Tornado Watch
  • Emmet – Tornado Watch
  • Hancock – Tornado Watch
  • Humboldt – Tornado Watch
  • Ida – Tornado Watch
  • Lyon – Tornado Watch
  • Monona – Tornado Watch
  • O’Brien – Tornado Watch
  • Osceola – Tornado Watch
  • Palo Alto – Tornado Watch
  • Plymouth – Tornado Watch
  • Pocahontas – Tornado Watch
  • Sac – Tornado Watch
  • Sioux – Tornado Watch
  • Webster – Tornado Watch
  • Winnebago – Tornado Watch
  • Woodbury – Tornado Watch

South Dakota counties listed below

  • Beadle – Tornado Watch
  • Bon Homme – Tornado Watch
  • Brookings – Tornado Watch
  • Charles Mix – Tornado Watch
  • Clay – Tornado Watch
  • Davison – Tornado Watch
  • Douglas – Tornado Watch
  • Hanson – Tornado Watch
  • Hutchinson – Tornado Watch
  • Kingsbury – Tornado Watch
  • Lake – Tornado Watch
  • Lincoln – Tornado Watch
  • McCook – Tornado Watch
  • Miner – Tornado Watch
  • Minnehaha – Tornado Watch
  • Moody – Tornado Watch
  • Sanborn – Tornado Watch
  • Turner – Tornado Watch
  • Union – Tornado Watch
  • Yankton – Tornado Watch

Nebraska counties listed below

  • Antelope – Tornado Watch
  • Burt – Tornado Watch
  • Cedar – Tornado Watch
  • Cuming – Tornado Watch
  • Dakota – Tornado Watch
  • Dixon – Tornado Watch
  • Knox – Tornado Watch
  • Madison – Tornado Watch
  • Pierce – Tornado Watch
  • Stanton – Tornado Watch
  • Thurston – Tornado Watch
  • Wayne – Tornado Watch

The National Weather Service out of Sioux Falls reminded the community to stay up-to-date with alerts through a phone, computer, radio, or television. On top of receiving alerts, Siouxlanders should keep an eye on the sky and know where to find shelter.

The tornado watch is set to expire at 9 p.m.