SOUTH DAKOTA - A late winter storm will move into the area by late in the day on Wednesday pushing rain then snow into the region. Some locations may see snow amounts over six inches by Thursday evening.
Western, South Dakota: Today you would not know a winter storm was coming with temperature forecast to be into the 60s and 70s. A couple showers and even a few thunderstorms are possible this afternoon. The changes come for Wednesday as colder temperatures will spill into the region and along with wintry precipitation. Heavy snow will be possible with this system with Winter Storm Watches in effect for the Black Hills.
Current forecast has snow amounts from six to ten inches with some isolated higher amounts by Thursday evening.
Central and Eastern, South Dakota: Mild weather today with cooler weather and wintry conditions return for Wednesday. Measurable snow is expected across central, South Dakota with ice and rain for the eastern half of the state through late Thursday and possibly on Friday. At this time, snowfall amounts of two to six inches of snow is expected for north-central and central, South Dakota with one to three inches for south-central, South Dakota. Eastern, South Dakota will be the battle ground for rain, ice and snow with current forecast keeping snow amounts under two inches.