Rain Snow Temperatures Winter

Records Broken

Records were broken during the month of May with coldest temperatures to the wettest month.  Rapid City had the 3rd coldest average temperature for the month with 48.4 degrees along with the 10th snowiest month with 6.4″ and the 3rd wettest month with 8.73″. Mount Rushmore had the snowiest May ever with a total 28.8″ Read More…

Snow Winter

Snowfall Reports

Snowfall reports across the Black Hills of South Dakota for Monday night through Tuesday… Pactola Reservoir: 25.0″ Rockerville: 22.0 Deadwood: 20.0″ Hisega: 19.0″ Hayward: 19.0″ Johnson Siding: 18.8″ Brownsville: 18.0″ Lead: 17.0″ Hill City: 17.0″ Galena: 16.0″ Hayward: 15.0″ Custer: 15.0″ Spearfish: 13.0″ Black Hawk: 12.0″ Mystic: 12.0″ Whitewood: 11.0″ Summerset: 9.0″ Piedmont: 9.0″ Saint Read More…

Snow Winter

Snowfall Reports: Tuesday PM

Snow has been coming down over the Black Hills throughout the day and bring up some impressive amounts so far.  Below are the snowfall reports as of 1:15pm MDT… Argyle: 8.0″ 5NE Rockerville: 6.1″ Custer: 5.0″ 3N of Sheridan Lake: 5.0″ 5SW Rapid City: 5.0″ Hill City: 5.0″ 5SW Hot Springs: 3.5″ 3NE of Hisega: Read More…

Snow Storm Alert Winter

Winter Storm Causes Power Issues

Photo Credit:  Pennington County Sheriff’s Office Local law enforcement across the Black Hills warn people to stay off the roads today!  Many roads are slippery and accidents have been the result. Power issues have been reported in Pennington County as the sheriff’s office stated on Facebook that power is out in Keystone and Mount Rushmore.  Read More…

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…

Snow Storm Alert Winter

Heavy Snows Coming

Winter Storm Warnings are in effect for the Black Hills starting 6:00pm MDT this evening and continuing until 6:00am Wednesday morning.  A very strong low pressure system will push moisture into the region and cold enough temperatures over the Black Hills.  This combine will create the risk of heavy wet snow over the Black Hills Read More…

Snow Storm Alert Temperatures Winter

Snow in the Hills, Freezing in the East

Winter will not give up in South Dakota! Winter Storm Watches are in the effect for the Black Hills where 6 to 10 inches of snow will be possible Monday night through Tuesday and Tuesday night. The northeast is under a Freeze Warning as temperatures are forecast to drop below freezing later tonight. Frost Advisories Read More…

Snow Winter

Winter Again?

Photo Credit:  Butte County Sheriff’s Office Highways in western, South Dakota are becoming treacherous according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office.  The agency took this picture of State Highway 79 and State Highway 168 showing winter has return once again. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office stated that State Highway 79 north of Newell is treacherous Read More…

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…