About SDResponse

SD Response is the South Dakota state government website designed to provide information to the public during severe weather and other emergencies. The website will provide the latest updated information and resources the public needs to protect themselves, their families and their properties.

The website includes separate categories on:

Drought - The drought monitor features data from the iGrow Drought Center, which is a service of the South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension. The section includes maps with current, previous and future drought conditions, as well as weather conditions, hydrology information and additional resources.

Fire - This section provides information on topics ranging from burn permits to fire danger updates. South Dakotans can access historic data on past fires, tips for fire prevention, both campfire and burn permits, and even a glossary of wildland fire terminology.

Severe Weather - No matter the season, SD Response provides the latest forecasts as well as procedures to help South Dakotans stay safe. Users may access weather forecasts as well as recommended procedures during severe weather.

SD Response provides a one-stop website for both the public and media to obtain the latest and most accurate information. Most of all, this website is designed to help keep people safe.