Flooded Road
Flooding

Roads Closing

Many roads in southern South Dakota are closed because of flooding that is occurring.  This picture above from the South Dakota Highway Patrol Facebook page shows State Highway 63 south of Belvidere closed because of flood waters. According to the South Dakota Department of Transportation, State Highway 37 at the Nebraska/South Dakota state line, State Read More…

Flooding in Turner County
Flooding

Turner County Warns Motorist

Turner County Sheriff’s Office warns motorists not to enter flooded roads.  The agency posted on their Facebook page alerting the public they had responded to another vehicle submerged in the water after a driver violated the road closed barricades.  The vehicle entered into the flooded road which resulted the vehicle being submerged up the hood Read More…

rain
Rain

Showers for Weekend

Dry conditions are expected to continue today and Thursday before a chance of rain moves into the region. This rain event will be nowhere near the same as the last event that brought over two inches of rain and over a foot of snow across the west. The forecast is calling for light rain showers Read More…

Flooding

Flooding Continues

River flooding continues across southwest and southeast, South Dakota with rivers at major flood stage south of Sioux Falls.  Below are river reports from the National Weather Service… Big Sioux River at Sioux Falls near Interstate 90 Flood Stage: Minor Depth: 14.89 feet 24-Hour Forecast:  11.6 feet (Near Flood Stage) Big Sioux River near Hawarden Read More…

Rain Snow

Light Precip by Tuesday

The next round of precipitation looks to come on Tuesday but really, not that significant.  There is a slight chance of light rain or light snow for eastern, South Dakota as a weak disturbance moves across Nebraska and Iowa.  This is the only chance of precipitation in the forecast for the five days. Temperatures are Read More…

Flooding Heavy Rain

Flooding from Storm

After heavy rains and melting snow, the eastern half of the state had people dealing with flooding.  The Yankton Fire Department posted this image on Facebook and stated the department and the Yankton Search and Rescue had to rescue and evacuate stranded motorist and people that were trapped from raising flood waters on Thursday. According Read More…

Snow Winter

Clean Up After Snows

Clean up has taken shape today after large amounts of snow has fallen over western and central, South Dakota. Even at this hour (8:30pm CDT), the South Dakota Department of Transportation still has no travel advisories for north-central and part of central, South Dakota as roads are still snow packed.  Other county officials are warning Read More…

Blizzard Blowing Snow Wind

+60mph Winds

Wind gust over 60mph and wintry weather has caused many issues in South Dakota.  Interstate 90 has been shutdown from Wyoming to Chamberlain and many highways are completely blocked.  At 9:00pm CDT, Rapid City was reporting a wind gust of 63mph.  Not too far behind was Pierre with a 51mph, Philip and Pine Ridge with Read More…