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…

Blizzard Blowing Snow Snow Storm Alert Winter

Snowfall Reports

As of 7:30pm CDT, here are the top snowfall reports over seven inches… Dupree: 18.0″ Mud Butte: 18.0″ 9SW of Red Elm: 15.0″ 17NW of Belle Fourche: 13.0″ 10SE of Zeona: 12.0″ Redig: 11.0″ Eagle Butte: 11.0″ 17SW of Usta: 11.0″ 8SW of Glad Valley: 10.0″ Castlewood: 9.2″ Vienna: 9.1″ Hayti: 9.0″ 1S of Chelsea: Read More…

Blizzard Blowing Snow Storm Alert Winter

Interstates Closed

Photo Credit: Pennington County Sheriff’s Office From the State of South Dakota… Officials with the South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are closing Interstate 90 from Rapid City to Mitchell at 5:30 p.m. CDT. I-90 from Mitchell to Sioux Falls and I-29 from Sioux Falls to Brookings will both close at 7 p.m. Read More…

Freezing Rain Rain Snow Storm Alert Winter

Wednesday’s AM Commute

The start to the strong storm will begin later tonight and into Wednesday Morning.  Wednesday’s morning commute looks to bring a mixture of rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow to east-central, central and southwest, South Dakota (areas in pink).  Those traveling on U.S. Highway 14 or Interstate 90 from Murdo and west see the best Read More…

Snow Storm Alert Winter

Few Changes to Snowfall Forecast

New data that has came in about the storm system has changed some of the snowfall forecast.  The first noticeable change is over southeast, South Dakota.  This area remains a battle ground between rain, freezing rain and snow.  We have back off the numbers for Sioux Falls to 3 to 5 inches and also in Read More…

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

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…

Blizzard Snow Storm Alert Winter

Snowfall Forecast

Heavy wet snows are still in the forecast for much of the state by the middle of the work week.  As of right now, the heaviest snows look to fall over east-central, South Dakota back towards south-central, South Dakota.  Amount of 18 to 24 inches, with some localize higher amounts are possible. Some issues that Read More…

Winter

Water Rescue near Clear Lake

First responders with the Deuel County Sheriff’s Office and the Codington County Search and Rescue were called to Lake Coteau near the city of Clear Lake. According to the sheriff’s office, at around 6:45pm the agency was called for a small boat with one person inside was having engine problems.  The boat then stalled on Read More…