Derechio Update

The May 12 windstorm that was later classified as a derecho left considerable damage in its wake across a swath of eastern South Dakota, including at this farm west of Gayville. However, local officials said they don’t believe Yankton County will qualify for any federal disaster aid.

The May 12 derecho that struck eastern South Dakota hit Yankton County no less dramatically than 2019’s bomb cyclone and James River flood.

But unlike those events, it’s looking increasingly unlikely that individual assistance will be coming for those who received damage in Yankton County.

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Larry Skow

$44 BILLION plus to Ukraine--- $0 to South Dakota. We have our priority's.

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