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LIVE: Tornado Touches Down in South Dakota

After Saturday's violent thunderstorms, a new round of severe weather will threaten lives, property and Mother's Day festivities across the Plains on Sunday.

The majority of the thunderstorms that targeted central Texas and Oklahoma earlier Saturday morning unleashed torrential rainfall. Only a handful of thunderstorms turned severe with damaging winds and/or hail.

Now that the sun has had an opportunity to warm and destabilize the atmosphere, the number of severe thunderstorms will increase through Saturday afternoon from around Iowa and Missouri to northeastern Texas.

The strongest thunderstorms on this Mother's Day will be capable of producing damaging winds, large hail, frequent lightning and blinding downpours. A couple of tornadoes will also touch down and cause destruction.


UPDATES: (All times are listed in CDT)

11:35 a.m. CDT: A confirmed tornado is tracking toward Mitchell and Loomis, South Dakota.

11:09 a.m. CDT: Law enforcement reports damage and injuries in Delmont, South Dakota, in the wake of a tornado.

10:54 a.m. CDT: Thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado is tracking in between the communities of Hackett and Midland in Arkansas.

10:44 a.m. CDT: This is the scene along Pig Train Scenic Byway after drenching thunderstorms rolled through Saturday night. Impending heavy and severe thunderstorms will worsen the situation.

10:34 a.m. CDT: A tornado, which law enforcement confirmed was on the ground, is tracking toward Delmont, South Dakota.

10:25 a.m. CDT: Latest tornado watch issued by NOAA's Storm Prediction Center encompasses 74 counties of Texas. This watch box includes Dallas, Waco and Junction and is in effect until 9 p.m. CDT Sunday.

10:21 a.m. CDT:

10:03 a.m. CDT: Severe thunderstorm with large hail and damaging winds is targeting places just north of Junction, Texas. The thunderstorms threatens to drop hail that is roughly the size of golf balls.

9:35 a.m. CDT: Violent thunderstorms are marching across eastern Oklahoma.

9:30 a.m. CDT: A tornado watch has been issued for eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas until 4 p.m. CDT Sunday.

9:17 a.m. CDT: Thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado is tracking toward the communities of Higgins and Damon in eastern Oklahoma.

9:01 a.m. CDT: Forney and McLendon-Chisholm are among the eastern Dallas suburbs at risk for damaging winds from a thunderstorm.