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Reporter Mikkel Pates describes how the May 12, 2022, derecho wind storm hit close to home. He helped his brother, who farms near Volga, South Dakota, clean up building damage.
The largest measured hailstone fell in South Dakota in 2010.
Temperatures were in the 90s and 100s across the whole region.
Cold core funnels are condensation funnels that form in and around weak convective showers.

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Some areas could see the 90s this weekend.
You will not see a rainbow at noon.
StormTracker Meteorologist John Wheeler looks at the general weather pattern
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The average is May 5 in Fargo and May 8 in Grand Forks.
"Last year at this time, when we already were watching the U.S. Drought Monitor turn redder and redder every week, we would have danced with joy to see even one of the storms we've had this year. But right now, at this minute, can it please stop?"

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An old folk name for this type of cloud formation is "mare's tails."
Warm temperatures bring a splash of color back
Farm Service Agency Administrator Zach Ducheneaux and other officials visited Minnesota farms on May 19 to take a look at the damage from the storm that blew through a week before. High winds ripped apart grain bins and mangled irrigation and other equipment as well as damaging houses and other buildings.

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