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Powerful Storm Aiming At South Dakota; Nearly Two Feet of Snow For Isolated Areas

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Residents of South Dakota and parts of the Plains are preparing for a major storm predicted to reach the region at mid-week.  With the first of three views on how the storm could affect the state, SDPB's Gary Ellenbolt visits with Kari Fleegel with the National Weather Service in Aberdeen:

NWS meteorologist Jen Hacker looks at the storm potential for her southeast South Dakota forecast area:

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Heavy snow totals are expected in West River as well, according to Kyle Carstens with the NWS in Rapid City:

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As the map above indicates, the Winter Storm Watch covers an area from north central Wyoming to central Minnesota.