October 22, 2021


Strong Winds with Precip


SOUTH DAKOTA - Today will be warm with record highs possible in western, South Dakota.  A strong cold front will start to move into the region later on today.  This cold front will bring strong northwest winds and the chance of precipitation.

High Wind Warnings and High Wind Watches are in effect as wind gust up to 60 to 70mph are possible.  For additional information on your alerts, check out our alerts page at Current Alerts.


Precipitation, mostly rain, will start to show up on radar by this afternoon across northeast, South Dakota and continue its track south and east.  As the temperatures drop, the rain is forecast to change over to snow.

The snow chances will come to an end across western, South Dakota by Thursday morning with snow amounts of one to three inches possible over the Black Hills with little or no accumulations across the plains.

The eastern, South Dakota continues its chances of snow on Thursday and into Friday.  This could create travel issues with snow falling and strong winds resulting in reduce visibilities.

Snowfall amounts of two to four inches are expected along Interstate 29 with under two inches along the James River Valley.

Please keep checking back with DakotaRadar.com for additional and updated information on this storm.