Cloudy skies over eastern KELOLAND has kept overnight temperatures in the 20s while clearer skies in central South Dakota means overnight temperatures have dropped into the teens. Winds have been from the south at around 5 to 15 mph. Fog developed in some areas of KELOLAND overnight. Visibilities dropped earlier to around 2 miles in the Watertown area. During the 3 o’clock hour, visibilities dropped to 0 miles in Pierre.
Friday will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies again over KELOLAND but the warm up will continue with highs reaching the low to mid-30s for central and eastern South Dakota while the west has the potential to reach the mid-40s.
The weekend in KELOLAND will continue to have partly to mostly cloudy skies and highs in the 30s and 40s. Some areas in the western half of South Dakota has a chance to see some light cold rain if the showers can hold together long enough to reach the region. Then the beginning of next week has a chance to see some rain and snow as the next low pressure moves through.
The rest of Christmas week will have a general cool down in temperatures with highs in the 20s and lows dipping to the single digits as cold air sinks back into the Midwest.