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Storm Details

A powerful storm is forecast to bring rain, freezing rain, heavy wet snows, blizzard conditions, risk of flooding and even thunderstorms to the state on Wednesday into Thursday.  Already Blizzard Warnings, Winter Storm Warnings, Winter Storm Watches and Flood Watches are in effect for the state.  For the latest on the weather alerts, please visit Read More…

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Snow Winter

Snow Totals

Snowfall reports over five inches from Saturday’s storm… 6NE of Manto: 12.0″ 8N of Promise: 11.0″ 7NE of Leola: 10.5″ Milbank: 10.0″ 10SE of New Effington: 10.0″ Pollock: 10.0″ 6E of Timber Lake: 10.0″ 7W of Trail City: 10.0″ 5SW of Ladner: 10.0″ 15SW of Lodgepole: 10.0″ 4N of Victor: 9.5″ Herreid: 9.5″ 2SE of Read More…

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Road Closures

From the state of South Dakota… Interstate 29 is closed effective immediately from the North Dakota border to Watertown, both north and southbound lanes. Interstate 90 is closed from Wall to Mitchell effective immediately, both east and westbound lanes. While visibility is improving west river, there are limited accommodations east of Wall. Travel across much Read More…

Freezing Rain Snow Winter

Responders Busy Today

Snow, freezing rain and wintry mix has credit travel issues across the state.  Law enforcement and other emergency personnel have responded to many crashes.  This image from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office shows an injury accident at Highway 17 and Highway 44 during this morning. Photo Credit: Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office

Flooding Storm Alert

Flooding in Sioux Falls

Flooding in Sioux Falls – Photo Credit: Sioux Falls Police Department The Sioux Falls Police Department is reporting that over a half of an inch of rain from this strong storm is creating hazardous road conditions within the city.  The agency reports that intersection are flooding because of blocked snow covered drains.  The Sioux Falls Read More…

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Storm’s Headaches

Slippery ice, snow and slush covered roads are creating issues for motorist today.  This image below is from the Butte County Sheriff’s Office in western, South Dakota showing a motorist in the ditch. The South Dakota Department of Transportation is reporting most the highways in the state are slippery and requesting motorist to slow down Read More…

Snow Winter

Heavy Snows Likely

A strong winter storm system forecast to impact South Dakota this weekend looks to bring some heavy snowfall to parts of the state.  The highest amounts appear near Interstate 29 and north of US Highway 14 to include Brookings, Castlewood, Clear Lake, Milbank, Sisseton and Watertown.  The area may see 8 to 12 inches of Read More…