Periods of light snow continue to move through eastern and western South Dakota. Many of us will not see any snow, but for any areas that do the snow will stay less than a half inch. Strong northwest winds will continue at twenty to thirty-five miles per hour. Some gusts will get to the forty mile per hour range at times. Winds will die down during the evening, and speeds for the overnight will average five to fifteen miles per hour. Overnight lows will fall to the single digits above and below zero in eastern South Dakota to the teens and twenties in central and western South Dakota.
Wednesday will be warmer with partly cloudy skies and it will not be as windy. Temperatures will warm to the thirties and forties with southwest winds of ten to twenty miles per hour. Another cold front will move through on Thursday. This front will not only bring colder temps and light snow, but very strong northwest winds. Speeds of twenty-five to fifty miles per hour will be common with gusts over sixty miles per hour likely. The strongest winds will be east of the James River Valley. There will be early highs in the twenties and thirties on Thursday, and then expect those temps to remain steady or slowly fall during the day. Any snow accumulations will stay less than an inch.
Friday will be cold with highs in the teens and twenties in eastern South Dakota. It will be warmer in central KELOLAND with a high of thirty in Pierre while Rapid City warms to forty-three. The weekend will be dry with warmer temperatures.