Temperatures will be well below average for the next several days with highs only in the thirties by Friday. The cold air will stay for the weekend and into next week with another storm system set to arrive by midweek of next week.
Winter is set to return to KELOLAND as a major spring storm moves across the plains. In the meantime, rain showers will continue through the evening in eastern South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa. The amounts will be light with a couple of tenths of an inch possible in these areas. The heavy rain/snow will start to arrive Thursday and last through Friday. Some computer models are spitting out over two inches in central and south central South Dakota Thursday through Friday. Some of that will fall in the form of snow too with heavy snow possible in south central South Dakota. Winter Storm Watches are in affect for western and central South Dakota starting Thursday evening for the potential for six inches or more of snow.