KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App

Drought Eases as the Snow Flies



Bookmark and Share

The sounds of scrapers and shovels have become common place over the last couple weeks as the third major April storm rolled through the area.  Daily snowfall records fell in 4 cities Thursday; Sioux Falls, Mitchell, Huron, and Sioux City.  The old records date back more than 100 years ago in some cases.  Widespread amounts of 2 to 7 inches were tallied from northern Nebraska into central Minnesota even with the April sunshine that typically warms temperatures into the 60’s this time of year.  Not all bad news though as the moisture seen over the last couple of weeks has allowed soil moisture to drastically improve and brought every single location in the region at least one category lower on the drought monitor.  Below is a list of those snow totals plus a look at the current drought monitor when compared to the last couple of weeks.
















Back To Top
Weather Blog Archive
     
Current Conditions
Sioux Falls, SD
28° F
Overcast
High: 28° Low: 28°
Feels Like: 18°
Wind: N at 13 MPH
Get the 7 Day Forecast
     

Driver Identified In Fatal Accident Near Salem

A blown tire is to blame for a fatal accident west of ...

Fatal Accident In Rural Clark County

A Henry, S. D. man died Monday in a two vehicle crash approximately twenty ...

Woman Murdered In What Appears To Be 'Drug Related Incident'  story with video

A 53-year-old Sioux Falls woman is dead and ...

Son Admits To Hosting Party That Led To Teen's Death  Apr. 16

2 Puppies Stolen From Mitchell Pet Store  Apr. 16

SD Man Who Used Child As Shield Gets 20-Year Term  Apr. 16

MNsure Chooses Deloitte As Lead IT Vendor  Apr. 16

Players Cool To Returning MN State Coach  Apr. 16

KDLT News Archive
     
Back To Top