April 17, 2021

SOUTH DAKOTAS WEATHER IS ALWAYS ON OUR RADAR

Storm Update: March 14th AM

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SOUTH DAKOTA - Blizzard Warnings remain in effect for southwest, South Dakota and the southern hills for heavy snow and wind gust from 45 to 60mph which will blow the snow and reduce visibilities.

Winter Storm Warnings in effect for eastern parts of the southwest, up towards west-central, South Dakota the northern Black Hills.  A Winter Storm Warning was issued for the east-central and parts of southeast, South Dakota as well.

Winter Weather Advisories cover the rest of the state besides the northern regions of the state.

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Snowfall amounts remain the highest across southwest, South Dakota and into central and southern Black Hills where 12 to 15 inches of snow is expected by midnight tonight.  Snow amounts will be lower across the foot hills of the northern Black Hills with 3 to 6 inches of accumulations by midnight.

Up towards the northern Black Hills, snow amounts of 9 to 6 inches are in the forecast until midnight tonight.

Rain across the eastern half of the state will change over to snow by later this evening and tonight.  Brookings and Sioux Falls will see 3 to 6 inches of snow before the midnight hour.  Towards the north and south, amounts get lesser with under one inch in Yankton and 1 to 3 inches in Mitchell, Huron and Watertown.

Additional snowfall after midnight is in the forecast for these locations, adding to the totals.