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Signs of the Storm is Here

Photo Credit:  City of Sturgis, South Dakota Snow is starting to bubble up from the south and starting to create some slippery conditions in southwest, South Dakota.  Winter Weather Advisories and Winter Storm Warnings are in effect for today across the south and far eastern regions of the state. The 24-hour forecast snowfall is calling Read More…

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Winds, Precipitation Returns

This weekend will start the changes to the region as a pool of cold temperatures will push into the area.  On Saturday, conditions will become breezy with warm temperatures ahead of a cold front and low-pressure system that will be sliding through.  Behind the system, chances of rain or snow will be possible for the Read More…

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Powerful Storm, Powerful Winds

The strong storm system that brought feet of snow to the Black Hills also brought mighty winds.  A wind gust of 83mph was reported in Custer in southwest, South Dakota yesterday shortly after 5:00 pm MDT.   Those winds then shifted into eastern, South Dakota on Monday where a wind gust of 58mph was reported in Read More…

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High Wind Watch

The next change in the weather comes at the end of the weekend as a cold front pushes through the state.  With this change, strong northwest winds of 30 to 45mph with gust up to 60mph are possible along the plains of Pennington and Meade Counties.  High Wind Watches are in effect from Sunday afternoon Read More…

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Saturday’s Windy Weather

The start to the weekend can be told in one word, windy.  The strongest wind gust reported occurred near Wasta in west-central, South Dakota with a peak gust of 59mph.  Faith and Philip were not too far behind with a gust of 58mph and Buffalo a few miles per hour below them with a gust Read More…

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Cool Northwest Winds

Strong northwest winds brought below normal temperatures with afternoon readings only into the 60s and 70s. In northeast South Dakota, Aberdeen had a peak wind gust of 39mph at 1:00pm with a temperature of 67 degrees.  Towards the south in central South Dakota, Pierre saw a peak wind gust of 46mph at 3:00pm and in Read More…

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Strong Storm Still Coming

The powerful winter storm still forecast to impact South Dakota starting tomorrow and continue into Thursday as well as Friday morning. The National Weather Service has placed east-central, northeast, central, south-central and southwest, South Dakota under a Blizzard Warning.  Winter Storm Watches are still in effect for southeast and north-central, South Dakota.  The far west Read More…

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Watches for Midweek Storm

A significant and powerful winter storm remains on track to impact South Dakota starting as soon as Tuesday night continuing through Friday.  Winter Storm Watches have been placed by the National Weather Service for much of the state. At this time, moderate to high confidence that a winter storms will impact the region and cause Read More…