Blizzard Blowing Snow Freezing Rain Snow Storm Alert Temperatures Winter

Storm Update – Saturday AM

Photo Credit:  Brookings County Sheriff’s Office Roads across the state are hazardous to travel on with almost all the highways in western, South Dakota under a no travel advisory.  Slippery, snow covered and icy conditions have been reported across northeast and east-central, South Dakota.  For the latest on road conditions, please visit SafeTravelUsa.com. The forecast Read More…

Fog Freezing Rain Winter

Numerous Crashes

Photo Credit:  Custer County Sheriff’s Office Emergency personnel and law enforcement were busy with Thanksgiving travelers and Black Friday shoppers.  Roads across western, South Dakota became slippery caused many headaches for motorists and first responders. This image posted by the Custer County Sheriff’s Office on Facebook shows a two vehicle accident on State Highway 79 Read More…

Blizzard Freezing Rain Rain Snow Storm Alert Winter

Blizzard/Winter Storm Update

Blizzard Warnings and Winter Storm Warnings are in effect for western, central and northeast, South Dakota starting today and going into the weekend.  A couple of changes have been made from yesterday’s forecast on this storm. Frist, ice accumulations have dropped keeping amounts mainly under one tenth of an inch.  Some isolated higher amounts are Read More…

Freezing Rain Snow Storm Alert Winter

Black Friday Forecast

Here is a quick look at your Black Friday shopping forecast… ** BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FOR NORTHWEST, SOUTH DAKOTA STARTING FRIDAY MORNING ** ** WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR NORTH-CENTRAL, SOUTH DAKTOA STARTING FRIDAY MORNING** Skies will be mostly cloudy with a mixture of rain, freezing rain and snow across the state.  Highs Read More…

Blizzard Blowing Snow Freezing Rain Snow Storm Alert Winter

Thanksgiving Weekend Storm

A powerful and significant low-pressure system will bring rain, freezing rain, significant snows and blizzard conditions to South Dakota.  Already the National Weather Service in Rapid City has placed northwest and parts of west-central, South Dakota under a Blizzard Warning.  A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the Black Hills where over a foot Read More…

Freezing Rain Snow Temperatures Winter

Black Friday Shopping

Black Friday shoppers may experience some weather issues later on today and into Friday.  The National Weather Service has placed central, east-central, north-central, northeast and southeast, South Dakota under a Winter Weather Advisory starting this afternoon and continuing into tonight and Friday morning. Mixture of light snow and light freezing drizzle is expected, which could Read More…

Freezing Rain Snow Storm Alert Winter

Thanksgiving Wintry Weather

Future Radar for 6:00pm CST Thanksgiving More wintry precipitation will push back into the region just after a winter storm pushes eastward this morning.  Already, Winter Weather Advisories have been issued for central, north-central and northeast, South Dakota for Thanksgiving afternoon and into the overnight and Friday morning. The forecast is calling for a mix Read More…

Freezing Rain Snow Temperatures Winter

Cold and Snow Returns

A large cold air mass will push southward bring much colder than normal temperatures and chances for accumulating snow to the region.  The heaviest snow amounts look to develop over northwest, South Dakota where the region may see four to six inches by the start of the workweek.  The National Weather Service Office in Rapid Read More…

Freezing Rain Snow Winter

Continued Traffic Issues

Photo Credit:  South Dakota Highway Patrol Yesterday a band of light snow and light freezing rain made roads in South Dakota hazardous for travelers.  The South Dakota reported this accident on Interstate 29 north of Brookings.  According to the Highway Patrol, the driver of the sedan had lost control after hitting a section of ice Read More…

Freezing Rain Storm Alert Winter

Ice Creates Power Outages

Nearly 15,000 customers are out of power this morning, mainly across east-central and southeast, South Dakota.  According to the South Dakota Rural Electric Association (SDREA) the biggest impacts are in Lake, Minnehaha and Yankton counties. As of 9:30am this morning, over 4,500 members were out of power in Minnehaha County along with 2,700 members in Read More…