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December 16th Snow Totals

  A low pressure system quickly moved into the KDLT viewing area Friday morning bringing with it plenty of snow and breezy conditions. Here are the latest when it comes to snow totals. If you have any that you'd like…

November 30th Snow Totals Across Sioux Empire

A low pressure system, turned cut off low, has been impacting the KDLT viewing area since Sunday bringing with it rain at first... which gradually turned over to a rain/snow mix as well as snow. So how much snow fell across the area over the last couple of days, here's a look at the latest snow totals as of November 30th.

Another Round of Rain and Snow For Sioux Empire

Another low pressure system has begun to march its way through the KDLT viewing area and as it does, it's bringing not only rain but also snow and a mix of both. By the time it moves on out... some of us across the Missouri River Valley could be starting off December with a decent amount of snow on the ground.

A Look Ahead At The Thanksgiving Forecast

It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just around the corner, along with those Black Friday deals, and while it's still a couple of days away let's take a quick look at what the current forecast is on Turkey Day.

November 18th Snow Totals

Snow reports are starting to fly in from Friday's snow. Who saw the heaviest snow? Check out the list here!

Blizzard; the Origin and Frequency of the "White-Out"

The word blizzard is common in these parts, and there are even etymologists (those who study where words come from) who tracked the word’s early beginnings.  Many experts examined publications from all over the globe and found the earliest usage of the word was actually in a newspaper in Estherville, Iowa in 1870.  That’s pretty cool, and would make sense; it’s doubtful that it was coined by some sun soaked, beach-going novelist in Florida.

We Got 99 Problems but 100° Ain’t One

Tuesday Made it four straight years without an air temperature of 100° in Sioux Falls. A look at what has happened between then an now. Plus how realistic is a 100° temperature in September?

Severe Weather Awareness Week : Day 2

Many years ago, the public thought that Tornado Alley was only in Texas and Oklahoma.  Now we have better analysis of tornadoes and with the help of better data, we've discovered that Tornado Alley stretches much further north than we previously thought.

Severe Weather Awareness Week : Day 1

When it comes to getting an advisory, a watch, or a warning out to the public, there are words or terms that may become confusing to those receiving the message.  It's critical that life saving messages be understood for what they are, here's a quick look at the difference between watches and warnings.

March 26th Snow Totals

A quick moving low pressure system moved through the KDLT viewing area throughout the day on Saturday, leaving behind some pretty impressive snow totals... with some places nearly picking up a foot of snow.

Mid-March Winter Storm Totals

We have seen some heavy snow move across parts of the Sioux Empire, here is a look at the snow totals that we have received so far!

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