Doctors Operate During Tornado, Business Owners Discuss Loss, Red Cross Opens Shelter

Sep 11, 2019

Todd Heitkamp is Meteorologist in Charge with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls. He talked with SDPB's Lori Walsh as he gathered data regarding the Sioux Falls tornado.

Gaylene Stocco and Dan Darkow own Dreamers Outlet in the strip mall at 41st Street and Kiwanis in Sioux Falls. They talk about how the tornado destroyed their business.

SDPB's Josh Haiar reports on the City of Sioux Falls tornado press briefing.

Mick Gibbs is President and CEO of  Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls tells the story of doctors performing emergency heart surgery as the tornado hit their facility.

Gretchen Hjelmstad with the American Red Cross Dakotas Region provides an update on the emergency shelter established in the Armory Building at the Sioux Falls Fairgrounds.