WALWORTH COUNTY, S.D. (KELO) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to use caution while driving in the snow.

Snow has started to fall in northern KELOLAND, and US Highway 12 and Highway 83 are becoming icy due to the conditions.

The Highway Patrol is asking the drivers reduce driving speeds, allow for more following distance on the roads, wear a seatbelt, and alert friends and family of when and where you are travelling.

It is also a good idea to keep an emergency kit in your car if you are travelling in these conditions.

Stay with KELOLAND on-air and online for the latest updates on the weather across KELOLAND.

Winter Weather Resources

Learn about the approaching storm in-depth from the KELOLAND Live Doppler HD Storm Center in the latest forecast update from our meteorologists:

For a full list of weather alerts in KELOLAND, click here.

Travel Resources

🚗 Driving

You can view road conditions in South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota or Wyoming. You can also call 511.

By Air

You can check airport delays at Sioux Falls Regional Airport or Rapid City Regional Airport. If you are flying to a major hub, be sure to check that airport’s status as well. Some common hubs out of KELOLAND are: Minneapolis/St. Paul, Denver or Chicago (O’Hare).

You can check the up-to-the-minute travel waivers from each airline’s website: Delta, American, United, Frontier or Allegiant.


If a school is closed or a church or a major event is canceled, hear about it first from the KELOLAND Closeline. If you need to submit a closing, here are the instructions.



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