A potential strong April spring storm is eyeing South Dakota by the middle of the week. The latest forecast models are pushing a storm into the region by the middle of the work week bring widespread precipitation. The question remains on the track of the storm system and will there be enough cold air to support snow. At this time, there remains a high uncertainty on this but the potential is there for heavy snows.
At this time, the highest risk for significant snowfall looks to be across east-central, South Dakota and back towards southwest, South Dakota. We want to caution you as snowfall forecast have been all over the board and most likely will change as more data comes in.
The other issue with this system will be strong winds. As of right now, wind gust up to 40-45mph are possible which could create travel issues.
Overall, the region is forecast to be impacted by a strong storm system bring precipitation in the form of rain, wintry mix and snow. Strong winds behind the system looks likely which could create travel hazardous especially those who are experiencing wintry weather.
Please keep checking back with DakotaRadar for the latest on this storm. You can check out our local forecast page to get forecast details for your area.