Fog

Foggy Conditions

Dense Fog hangs over the Black Hills this evening creating some travel issue.  The National Weather Service has placed the Black Hills under a Dense Fog Advisory until 9:00am MDT Tuesday morning.  Those traveling in the area, plan on a visibility quarter mile or less.

Snow Winter

Mother Nature Brings Headaches

Photo Credit: Custer County Sheriff’s Office Mother Nature has forgotten that today is May Day where May baskets are given and signs of spring are everywhere.  The western side of the state have been battling winter and motorists have been the latest victims.  Law enforcement in the region have reported a number of accidents and Read More…

Snow Storm Alert Winter

Late April Snow Storm

Low pressure systems continues to be on track to bring heavy wet snows to the Black Hills and into southwest, South Dakota.  Winter Storm Warnings are in effect from tonight through Wednesday for all regions of the Black Hills.  Snow amounts of six to ten inches are expected across the higher elevations. Lesser amounts of Read More…

Rain Snow Winter

Western Snows

A low pressure system is forecast to bring precipitation to South Dakota later tonight and into Tuesday.  This system will have enough cold air to produce snowfall across western, South Dakota and the Black Hills.  The heaviest snows, six inches or great amounts, looks to fall across the Black Hills where a Winter Storm Watch Read More…

Snow Winter

More Snow Once Again

The western half of South Dakota may see their share of a wintry hit by Monday night and into Tuesday.  Winter Storm Watches are in effect for the Black Hills for the risk of six inches of snow or greater.  Keep checking with DakotaRadar.com for the latest on this storm.

Rain Snow Winter

Quick Hit of Winter

A quick hit of winter returns for tonight into Saturday morning.  Locations across north-central, northeast and east-central, South Dakota may see accumulating heavy snow.  Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for those areas that may see two to six inches of snow by Saturday afternoon. Below is Future Radar showing the timing of the storm Read More…

Snow Temperatures Winter

Cooler Temps, Snow

After very nice days and spring to summer like temperatures, winter is going to fight back by this weekend. On Friday, skies will be mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly during the overnight hours.  Highs during the day will be into the mid 50s to near 70 degrees. Saturday remains mostly cloudy and Read More…

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Rain

Rainfall: April 17th

Rain showers moved across the state on Wednesday bring light to moderate amounts.  Sisseton topped the list with nearly three quarters of an inch with Pine Ridge at under a half of an inch.  Below are the rainfall amounts from Wednesday. Rainfall Reports: Aberdeen: 0.15″ Brookings: 0.06″ Buffalo: 0.16″ Custer: 0.17″ Faith: 0.08″ Huron: 0.09″ Read More…

Rain Snow

Precip Moves In

Precipitation will return to South Dakota once again, but nothing like we saw last week.  The forecast is calling for skies to become mostly cloudy with rain showers moving into western, South Dakota by this afternoon.  Highs will be into the 50s and 60s. Tonight skies will be mostly cloudy with a chance of rain Read More…

Thunderstorms Winter

What’s Thundersnow

During the powerful blizzard storm, many of us experience thundersnow and even thundersleet, but what is it? Thundersnow is basically a winter thunderstorm that drops snow or sleet instead of rain.  These thundersnows can develop in three different ways… 1) A normal thunderstorm that has formed over warm air enters into a winter environment or Read More…