NEWS
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Wed Oct 16, 2013 11:39 AM CDT

I had a conversation Tuesday, October 15, with South Dakota state climatologist Dennis Todey about the background and inside detail of the monstrous and devastating snowstorm that hit the Black Hills in western South Dakota October 4-5. Here is that conversation, with my questions summarized and Dennis Todey's replies near-verbatim.

BA-- Are there any comparisons between the Black HIlls blizzard and the heavy flooding rains near Estes Park, Colorado in September?

Dennis Todey-- No there are not. The Estes Park storm was monsoonal in its character. Rapid City had a very strong anomalous low pressure area for this time of fall. It brought ...

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