Drifting Snow Continues To Create Poor Driving Conditions

KELO Road Report 3-5-2019

7:30 a.m. 

Both the Minnehaha and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Offices are warning drivers about snow drifts on roads Tuesday morning. 

The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office said they have responded by multiple crashes on roads running North and South, including Interstate 29 and Highway 11. 

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is warning drivers about finger snow drifts that developed overnight and stick out into driving lanes. 

5:39 a.m.

Blowing and drifting snow continues to create problems for drivers and plows Tuesday morning.
Many northern counties suspended plows from going out on the road.

All roads in South Dakota have some sort of wet/snow conditions, while Highway 12 and Highway 212 west of the Missouri River are closed as of 5:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.  

The Perkins County Sheriff’s Office says road conditions have not improved. No travel is advised in many northern areas. 

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