Weather Blog

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Flooding

Severe weather season is upon us and this week is Severe Weather Awareness Week across South Dakota. Each day this week we will tackle a different severe weather topic. Earlier this week Brandon broke down the difference between a Watch… continue reading ›

Snow Totals: March 12 & 13th

March is generally the snowiest month of the year for most of us and through 12 days that has proved to be true! The snow has now moved out and the clean up across the area is already underway. Some… continue reading ›

The Troubles Of Forecasting Snow

When the winter season begins, a new challenge begins for meteorologists - forecasting snow. Enough of it can call off school, cause cities and towns to issue snow alerts and insulate crops during the winter months but whether it's a… continue reading ›

Record Breaking Warmth Expected Tuesday

Just when we didn’t think it could get any warmer in mid-February, Mother Nature presents us with another chance at breaking records on Tuesday. Southerly winds, sunshine, and upper level warmth will all pair together to bring some extremely unseasonably… continue reading ›

Snow Totals - Wednesday, February 8th

A quick clipper system blasted through out area overnight last night bringing a new blanket of snow to many across southern South Dakota and northern Nebraska. While the snow didn’t last long we still had some sizable totals come through… continue reading ›

Snow Totals: January 9th & 10th

Another bout of the winter weather this morning across the area. Some places woke up with some freezing drizzle, but most of us saw some decent snowfall. The heaviest looks to have fallen along and north of Highway 14. These… continue reading ›

2016 Weather: Year in Review

What a year we had in 2016, from the above average warmth, to the snow, and even the total precipitation, 2016 was definitely a year of weather extremes across the Rushmore State. As a state, South Dakota recorded its sixth… continue reading ›

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