Snow, which has been heavy at times, will continue to move to the southeast through the evening. Due to the snow, visibility has been knocked down to less than a mile at times. There are numerous slick roads in eastern and southeast KELOLAND. Use caution when traveling. Total snow amounts will range between two to four inches. There will be isolated areas in eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota that will report amounts over four inches. Some snow reports from earlier this afternoon include: Clear Lake 4”, Lake Andes 4”, Wagner 3”, Armour 3”, Scotland 3”, Menno 3”, and Arlington 3”.
Clearing skies have made their way into northern and central KELOLAND this afternoon, but temperatures have remained below average. Western South Dakota has scattered light snow which will continue this evening and tonight. The snow in western KELOLAND is not as heavy as eastern KELOLAND, but amounts of an inch or two in western KELOLAND cannot be ruled out. The light snow will move into central and south central KELOLAND during the overnight. Amounts here will be an inch or less.
Friday will be another below average day with highs in the thirties to near forty. Scattered light snow will still be possible in western South Dakota, but amounts will stay light.
Warmer weather returns this weekend with highs in the fifties and sixties on Saturday. This will happen with mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies and increasing southerly winds. The warmth will last into Sunday with widespread sixties. Seventies will be possible in south central South Dakota.
Cooler weather will arrive next week. Along with the cooler air, we’re watching for another round of rain and snow. The first chance will arrive on Monday with another shot of snow on Wednesday.