From Rockies east, severe weather casts a wide net

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Wild Night for the Rockies: Heavy Spring Snow and Tornadoes

South Dakota was the center of weather extremes Sunday, with a tornado damaging a small town on the eastern side of the state and more than a foot of snow blanketing the Black Hills to the west.

Several Great Plains and Midwest states were in the path of severe weather, including in North Texas, where the National Weather Service said a likely tornado damaged roofs and trees near Denton. At the same time, a tropical storm came ashore in the Carolinas and wintry weather also affected parts of Colorado.

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From Rockies east, severe weather casts a wide net
Residents survey damage near an elementary school, caused by severe weather, Monday, May 11, 2015, in Van, Texas. About 30 percent of the community was damaged from the storm late Sunday, according to Chuck Allen, fire marshal and emergency management coordinator for Van Zandt County. (AP Photo/Todd Yates)
Crews from T & D Solutions Utility Service Company work around a fallen tree as they and other crew try to restore power to the town of Van, Texas, after it was hit by severe weather Monday, May 11, 2015. Emergency responders searched through splintered wreckage Monday after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities in Texas and Arkansas, killing at least five people. (AP Photos/Todd Yates)
Downed tree and debris from Van, Texas is scattered around the town Monday, May 11, 2015, after severe weather pushed through the area in the early morning hours. Emergency responders searched through splintered wreckage Monday after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities in Texas and Arkansas, killing at least five people. (AP Photos/Todd Yates)
A home along E. Pennsylvania Street in Van, Texas, receive a X after it had been searched by emergency personnel, the home was damaged after severe weather moved through the area Monday, May 11, 2015. Emergency responders searched through splintered wreckage Monday after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities in Texas and Arkansas, killing at least five people. (AP Photos/Todd Yates)
A vehicle in the Van ISD maintenance yard lays on it side after being blow over by severe weather that past through the Van, Texas, area Monday, May 11, 2015. Emergency responders searched through splintered wreckage Monday after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities in Texas and Arkansas, killing at least five people. (AP Photos/Todd Yates)
Heavy equipment clears an area of a storage facility damaged in the storms of Wednesday in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 12 Oklahoma counties hit by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Mismatched shoes are lined up after being salvaged from a ruined recreational vehicle in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 12 Oklahoma counties hit by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Yuki Fukui makes his way through his recreational vehicle, which is laying on it's side due to the Wednesday severe storms, with salvaged items, in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 12 Oklahoma counties hit by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
People search for items in a storage unitt destroyed by the storms of May 6th, in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 12 Oklahoma counties hit by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Analiza DePaulo looks for belongings in a damaged recreational vehicle park in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 12 Oklahoma counties hit by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Items salvaged from a damaged recreational vehicle are piled together in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 12 Oklahoma counties hit by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Carol Bresee carries items to her vehicle from her ruined storage facility in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 12 Oklahoma counties hit by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
People search for items in a storage unit destroyed by the Wednesday storms in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Victims from a 51-twister outbreak across Tornado Alley sifted through rubble Thursday while forecasters issued ominous forecasts for the coming days. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
A man watches as an overturned recreational vehicle is pulled upright in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 12 Oklahoma counties hit by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
A hotel damaged in the storm of May 6 is pictured in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Authorities are assessing the damage from spring storms that spawned more than a dozen suspected tornadoes in the southern Plains, destroying dozens of homes, causing flooding and forcing the evacuation of Oklahoma City's main airport. At least 12 people were injured but there were no reports of deaths. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
People carry items from recreational vehicles damaged in Wednesday's storm in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 12 Oklahoma counties hit by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Damon Braley holds Sammy, who belongs to Braley's parents, as he looks over the area where his parent's recreational vehicle used to park in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. He said his parents were both taken to the hospital on Wednesday, May 6 after severe weather hit the area, but Sammy was only found today. Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 12 Oklahoma counties hit by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Damon Braley holds Sammy, who belongs to Braley's parents, as he looks over the area where his parent's recreational vehicle used to park in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. He said his parents were both taken to the hospital May 6th after severe weather hit the area, but Sammy was only found today. Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 12 Oklahoma counties hit by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
A tree is moved away from damaged recreational vehicles in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 12 Oklahoma counties hit by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
People look through rubble, Thursday, May 7, 2015, in an area damaged by severe weather a day earlier, in Oklahoma City. Authorities are assessing the damage from spring storms that spawned more than a dozen suspected tornadoes in the southern Plains, destroying dozens of homes, causing flooding and forcing the evacuation of Oklahoma City's main airport. At least 12 people were injured but there were no reports of deaths. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
A man looks through the rubble of a storage unit damaged in the Wednesday storm in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Authorities are assessing the damage from spring storms that spawned more than a dozen suspected tornadoes in the southern Plains, destroying dozens of homes, causing flooding and forcing the evacuation of Oklahoma City's main airport. At least 12 people were injured but there were no reports of deaths. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
A man walks through an area damaged by severe weather in the Wednesday storm in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Authorities are assessing the damage from spring storms that spawned more than a dozen suspected tornadoes in the southern Plains, destroying dozens of homes, causing flooding and forcing the evacuation of Oklahoma City's main airport. At least 12 people were injured but there were no reports of deaths. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
A large tornado passes just to the west of the city of Halstead, Kan., on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Several buildings were destroyed and one person was reported injured. (Travis Heying/Wichita Eagle/TNS via Getty Images)
A vehicle makes its way through deep water following heavy rain in Moore, Okla., Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Forecasters declared a tornado emergency for Moore. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
People carry items from recreational vehicles damaged in Wednesday's storm in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 12 Oklahoma counties hit by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
First responders take a passenger of a truck involved in an accident on Interstate 35 during severe weather to an ambulance, in Moore, Okla., Wednesday, May 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
First responders work to remove a passenger of a truck involved in an accident on Interstate 35 during severe weather in Moore, Okla., Wednesday, May 6, 2015. I-35 southbound is closed behind the accident. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
First responders work to free a passenger from a truck involved in an accident on Interstate 35 during severe weather in Moore, Okla., Wednesday, May 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
The driver of a truck which crashed during severe weather on Interstate 35 gestures to his rescuers after being cut from the truck in Moore, Okla., Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Forecasters declared a tornado emergency for Moore. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Storms move through the area near Newcastle, Okla., Wednesday, May 6, 2015. A swath of the Great Plains is under a tornado watch Wednesday, including parts of North Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Charmaine Foraker is hugged by her son Harlan, as she and her other son Craig Foracker, second from left, arrive at the scene of the family farmstead near Bentley, Kan., that was destroyed by a tornado on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. The original farmhouse that Charmaine grew up in was destroyed, along with a newer home that Craig and his family lived in. (Travis Heying/Wichita Eagle/TNS via Getty Images)
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Debris scatters the parking lot of The Norman Hotel in Norman, Okla., Wednesday, May 6, 2015. A tornado grazed Oklahoma City and its suburbs Wednesday, threatening rush hour drivers and prompting schools to hold children in safe rooms until the danger passed. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Debris scatters the parking lot of The Norman Hotel in Norman, Okla., Wednesday, May 6, 2015. A tornado grazed Oklahoma City and its suburbs Wednesday, threatening rush hour drivers and prompting schools to hold children in safe rooms until the danger passed. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
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Tropical Storm Ana made landfall near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on Sunday morning and was downgraded to a tropical depression by Sunday afternoon. The storm's maximum sustained winds were at 35 mph, and it was expected to move over eastern North Carolina on Sunday night.

In South Dakota, National Weather Service meteorologist Philip Schumacher said law enforcement reported a tornado about 10:45 a.m. Sunday in Delmont - about 90 miles from Sioux Falls. Delmont Fire Chief Elmer Goehring told The Associated Press that there "have been some injuries," and Avera Health spokeswoman Lindsey Meyers said three people were in good condition at a local hospital. No deaths were reported.

South Dakota Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Kristi Turman said about 20 buildings were damaged and the town has no water, power or phones.

"One side of town was taken away," Delmont resident Anita Mathews told the AP. She said a large Lutheran church had been heavily damaged as well as a new fire hall.

In North Texas, a likely tornado ripped roofs off buildings and damaged trees near Denton, about 40 miles northwest of Dallas, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Tom Bradshaw.

About 100 miles west of Fort Worth, people in the sparsely populated ranching and farming community of Cisco were left to clean up from Saturday's tornado that left one person dead and another in critical condition. Cisco Fire Department spokesman Phillip Truitt said the two people were near each other.

The National Weather Service said that tornado was rated an EF-3, with winds ranging from 136 to 165 mph. At least six buildings were damaged south of Cisco, as well as six others near Lake Leon, Truitt said.

A strong line of storms moved through the Dallas-Fort Worth area Sunday morning, forcing significant delays and a total of 100 flight cancellations at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport.

Forecasters issued tornado watches through Sunday evening for parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Iowa, South Dakota, Nebraska and Minnesota.

Farther north, a late-season snow fell in parts of the Rockies, western Nebraska and western South Dakota.

National Weather Service meteorologist Kyle Carstens said between 10 to 18 inches of snow was on the ground Sunday morning in the Black Hills, and totals could reach 20-24 inches by the time the system moves out. Rapid City, South Dakota, had 8-11 inches, accompanied by 20-30 mph winds.

Nearly 18 inches of snow fell in southern Colorado, a state that also saw hail, flooding and tornado warnings over the weekend.

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Associated Press writers Regina Garcia Cano in Delmont, South Dakota; Jeff Baenen in Minneapolis; and Nomaan Merchant and Jamie Stengle in Dallas contributed to this report.

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