Flooding Snow Storm Alert Winter

Heavy Snow, Flooding

Snow has started over the Black Hills where grassy and rooftops are already cover with some snows.  Winter Storm Warnings are in effect where 6 to 12 inches with locally higher amount expected by late Tuesday night.  Also, the plains of western, South Dakota are under a Flood Watch as the area may see up Read More…

Flooding

Watertown Gets Ready

This week, Watertown officials continue their preparation for any flooding that may occur within the city.  According to city’s public information officer, a construction company from Minnesota was brought in to put together Hesco Baskets on Kampeska Boulevard.   City workers from the Utilities Department worked throughout the day on Monday putting up the same Read More…

Flooding
Flooding

Big Sioux River Flooding

River Flood Warnings continue to run up and down the Big Sioux River in eastern, South Dakota today.  Flooding along the river has shutdown may rural roads and caused flooding on farm lands.  The flooding conditions along and near the river is expected to continue this week with a few locations starting to see improvements. Read More…

Flooded Road
Flooding

Roads Closing

Many roads in southern South Dakota are closed because of flooding that is occurring.  This picture above from the South Dakota Highway Patrol Facebook page shows State Highway 63 south of Belvidere closed because of flood waters. According to the South Dakota Department of Transportation, State Highway 37 at the Nebraska/South Dakota state line, State Read More…

Flooding in Turner County
Flooding

Turner County Warns Motorist

Turner County Sheriff’s Office warns motorists not to enter flooded roads.  The agency posted on their Facebook page alerting the public they had responded to another vehicle submerged in the water after a driver violated the road closed barricades.  The vehicle entered into the flooded road which resulted the vehicle being submerged up the hood Read More…

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Flooding Continues

River flooding continues across southwest and southeast, South Dakota with rivers at major flood stage south of Sioux Falls.  Below are river reports from the National Weather Service… Big Sioux River at Sioux Falls near Interstate 90 Flood Stage: Minor Depth: 14.89 feet 24-Hour Forecast:  11.6 feet (Near Flood Stage) Big Sioux River near Hawarden Read More…

Flooding Heavy Rain

Flooding from Storm

After heavy rains and melting snow, the eastern half of the state had people dealing with flooding.  The Yankton Fire Department posted this image on Facebook and stated the department and the Yankton Search and Rescue had to rescue and evacuate stranded motorist and people that were trapped from raising flood waters on Thursday. According Read More…

Blizzard Blowing Snow Flooding Freezing Rain Heavy Rain Snow Storm Alert Wind Winter

Storm Reports So Far

Photo Credit: Pennington County Sheriff’s Office Impacts from this powerful storm system has been seen across the state today.  From blizzard conditions that have shutdown Interstate 90 to flooding from heavy rains as been seen.  So far, the highest snowfall report has came in from near Norris with 8.2 inches.   The highest rainfall report for Read More…

Blizzard Blowing Snow Flooding Freezing Rain Heavy Rain Snow Storm Alert Wind Winter

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…