January 15, 2021

SOUTH DAKOTAS WEATHER IS ALWAYS ON OUR RADAR

Road Impassable in the Southwest

SOUTHWEST, SOUTH DAKOTA - Dense freezing fog in southwest, South Dakota has made one highway impassable from icy conditions.

According to the South Dakota Department of Transportation's sd511 website shortly before 7:00am MST, US Highway 18 from Edgemont to SD Highway 89 is impassable with numerous areas of ice and slippery conditions reported.

Photo Credit:  SDDOT Camera System
Photo Credit: SDDOT Camera System

"Unsafe road conditions" is what the Fall River County Sheriff's Office is calling US Highway 18 this morning.  The department stated that black ice and accidents have been reported throughout the night, between Edgemont and Minnekahta Junction.

The agency is asking motorist not to travel in the area.  For the latest on the road reports, please visit sd511.org.

Photo Credit:  SDDOT Camera System