SPRINGFIELD, S.D. — Overnight storms have damaged buildings, downed trees and caused minor injuries in a southeastern South Dakota city.
The Daily Republic reports that the Bon Homme County Emergency Management Office says dozens of homes have been damaged. KSFY-TV reports that several homes have been destroyed.
National Weather Service meteorologist Todd Heitkamp says the damage was caused by winds between 100 mph and 110 mph. About 300 volunteers are assisting.
KELO-TV reports that power is out on the south side of Springfield and the water treatment plant was damaged.
Local officials have set up a command center to evaluate damage and begin cleanup. People who want to help with cleanup can go to the city’s community center.