Snow will continue in KELOLAND as we head through the evening. Most locations will have amounts less than an inch, but there are areas in central and western South Dakota will amounts of two to four inches. There will also be areas with amounts over two inches just south of Sioux Falls. Through 2:00 this afternoon, Pierre has measured three and a half inches and it’s still snowing. Winter Weather Advisories continue through the evening in western, central and southeast KELOLAND.
The snow will end tonight and the clouds will thin. With clearing skies and light winds, temperatures will fall to the single digits and low teens below zero by sunrise. High pressure will remain in control of our weather for Tuesday so expect plenty of sunshine but cold temps. Highs will only be in the single digits and teens, about twenty to twenty-five degrees below average.
As the sunshine continues on Wednesday, we’ll have warmer temperatures with highs in the twenties and thirties. That warmth will not last as colder air arrives on Thursday with highs returning to the single digits in eastern KELOLAND. The well below average temperatures will continue through the weekend.