September 22, 2021


Snow, Ice, Storms


SOUTH DAKOTA - The northern half of the state continues to see wintry weather in the form of snow, sometimes heavy at times.  Across the east, freezing rain, freezing drizzle and even thunderstorms have been reported this morning.

Already, some locations in northern, South Dakota have seen snow amounts of two to five inches with snow continuing to come down.

Below are the forecast rain and cloud maps.

Western, South Dakota:  Snow will started to come to an end with an additional one to two inches across northwest, South Dakota and into the Black Hills.  Possible higher amounts up to four inches across the northern Black Hills.  The rest of western, South Dakota may see up to an inch of additional snow.

Central, South Dakota:  Snow forecast to continue with additional snowfall amounts of two to four inches with higher amounts near the North Dakota and South Dakota state line.  Down towards Pierre, some wintry mix is expected with additional snows of one to two inches possible with lesser amounts south of the Capitol City.

Eastern, South Dakota:  A complex weather forecast as freezing rain, freezing drizzle, thunderstorms and heavy snows possible.  The snow chances are the highest across northeast where additional snow amounts of three to six inches are possible.  Lesser amounts near Watertown where the city could see one to two inches.  Ice accumulations are possible across southeast and east-central where some locations may see 0.10 of an inch.