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…

Heavy Rain Thunderstorms

Friday’s Rainfall Amounts

Strong thunderstorms on Friday and Friday night brought heavy rains to the region.  Below are the official rainfall amounts… Aberdeen:  1.23″ Brookings:  2.19″ Buffalo: 1.43″ Chamberlain:  0.65″ Custer: 0.13″ Faith: 0.22″ Huron:  1.86″ Mitchell: 0.77″ Mobridge:  1.06 Philip: 1.08″ Pierre:  0.92″ Pine Ridge: 0.17″ Rapid City Airport: 0.76″ Rapid City NWS: 0.53″ Sioux Falls Airport: Read More…

Severe Thunderstorms Storm Alert

Stormy Weather Ahead

Today marks the change in the weather starting out with a risk of severe thunderstorms today.  The southern and eastern regions of the state and under the gun for severe thunderstorms.  A higher risk of severe thunderstorms are possible across the southeast.  The main threat with these storms will be strong winds and large hail.  Read More…

Severe Thunderstorms Storm Alert

Strong Storms for the North

The National Weather Service has placed north-central and western northeast, South Dakota under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10:00pm CDT / 9:00pm MDT this evening.  Large hail and damaging winds are the main threat with these thunderstorms. Cities under the watch are… Aberdeen, Eureka, Herreid, Ispwich, Mcintosh and Mobridge. For the latest on the weather Read More…

Hail Severe Thunderstorms

Nickel to Quarter Size

The western side of the state saw the first severe thunderstorms of the spring season.  Only a few Severe Thunderstorm Warnings were issues including this one in Fall River County. At 5:50pm MDT, a trained weather spotter reported hail ranging from nickel to quarter size about 14 miles southwest of Provo. More severe weather is 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…


Foggy Conditions

Dense Fog hangs over the Black Hills this evening creating some travel issue.  The National Weather Service has placed the Black Hills under a Dense Fog Advisory until 9:00am MDT Tuesday morning.  Those traveling in the area, plan on a visibility quarter mile or less.