August 5, 2021


Look at Friday’s Precipitation

A very strong storm system is forecast to bring precipitation from Nebraska start as soon as tonight and continue to impact the region on Friday.  Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for the eastern half of the state tomorrow.  For more information on the latest alerts, please visit our Alerts page.

Tonight - Clouds will start to spread across the state.  Conditions will become windy across central and eastern, South Dakota with areas of blowing snow possible.  Precipitation will start to develop over far southeast, South Dakota by late tonight.  Lows down into the teens below zero across the northeast to the mid 20s above zero in the southwest.

Tomorrow - Cloudy skies with snow, blowing snow and reduce visibilities for the east.  Smaller chances of precipitation for central, South Dakota.  Snow, mixing with sleet or freezing rain for the southeast during the afternoon.  Isolated wintry mix for the west.  Highs from the upper 20s to the upper 40s.

Tomorrow Night - Decreasing clouds in the west with snow mixing with sleet or freezing rain in the southeast during the vening hours.  Windy statewide with areas of blowing snow in the east.  Low from around zero in the north to the lower to mid teens in the south.


The heaviest snowfall amounts look to be across southeast, South Dakota around the Sioux Falls area.