The images of the damage done by a tornado in South Dakota May 22 are incredible. Watch for a video report next week showing Basin Electric’s work to get the Antelope Valley-Broadland line up and carrying power once again.
Below, a sampling of the photos captured on May 25. Click each photo to enlarge it.
In the video below, Terry Kringstad, transmission lines superintendent at Basin Electric, talks about the damage he saw when he toured the area on May 24.
You can find all our reporting on this storm, the April snow storm, and the January ice storm at this link: Storm damage in BEPC service area
In the news:
Keloland (CBS): Crews fixing power lines near Bowdle 5-26-2010
The Argus Leader: South Dakota tornado, one of 7 on Saturday, rated EF-4 5-24-2010
Aberdeen American News: Multimillion dollar damage after multiple tornadoes 5-24-2010
Keloland (CBS): Closer look at Bowdle tornado 5-24-2010