2:30 temperatures once again in the 40s and 50s.
We’ll get another mild day before temperatures cool for the weekend and snow chances try to move into southeast KELOLAND. In the meantime, lows will fall to the teens and twenties tonight with partly cloudy skies. Thursday will be partly cloudy with temperatures returning to the forties in many locations. Northeast KELOLAND, from Aberdeen to Watertown and northeast will be a little cooler with highs in the thirties but everyone will still be above average.
Our attention then focuses on the weekend. As a storm system approaches from the southwest, clouds will thicken on Friday with light snow chances developing in western and central South Dakota. The snow will hold off in southeast KELOLAND (along Interstate 90 and south) until after sunset while east central and northeast KELOLAND stay dry. The bulk of the snow will stay south of our area, but amounts along and just south of the Interstate to about Highway 18 will range from a trace to two inches. Areas south of Highway 18 will get more, possibly two to five inches. The snow will end Saturday afternoon.
Temperatures behind the system are not looking too cold either. Sunday will feature highs in the low thirties in eastern KELOLAND to the middle forties in western South Dakota. Of course, the amount of new snow (if any) will also play a part in how warm we’ll get but I don’t see a real shot of cooler air until Tuesday or Wednesday.
The bulk of the precipitation on the morning run of the American model falls in central Iowa Saturday morning.