Snow showers in western and central South Dakota will continue to move north/northeast this afternoon and evening. Snow will stay light, but an inch or two of additional accumulations will be possible. Areas in east central and southeast KELOLAND have seen sunshine this afternoon, but it will soon be replaced by clouds. There will still be periods of rain and snow for the overnight, but snow accumulations will stay less than two inches. Areas south of Highway 14 from near Huron to Marshall to Interstate 90 may have a period of freezing drizzle during the overnight, be aware of slick areas Thursday morning. Lows tonight will fall to the twenties and thirties.
A storm system will gather itself on Thursday and take aim on southeast KELOLAND.
Winter Storm Watches are posted for the southeast for the potential of four to eight inches or more of snow. The bulk of the snow will fall in the late afternoon and through the overnight. Along with the snow, strong winds will blow at twenty to thirty-five miles per hour. The winds will allow for reduced visibilities and poor driving conditions. Be alert for changing weather Thursday afternoon and evening.
Lingering snow will still be possible Friday morning in eastern KELOLAND, but the clouds will leave and the sun will return in the afternoon. Temperatures will remain below average with highs in the thirties and forties. Temperatures will slowly warm to the forties and low fifties for the weekend with a slight chance for rain on Sunday.