Winter storm warnings issued for south-central, southeast South Dakota

Nov 25, 2019

 

Winter weather alerts across the state as of Nov. 25, 2019.
Credit National Weather Service - Sioux Falls

The National Weather Service is issuing a winter storm warning for southeast South Dakota from Tuesday into Wednesday morning.

There’s also a winter weather advisory covering areas of the far southwest and south-central South Dakota.

"We’re going to start see some snow developing over south-central South Dakota and that will lift to the north and east through the afternoon and into tomorrow evening," said NWS meteorologist Jim Murray. "In addition to that we are going to see the winds begin to pick up on Tuesday afternoon that’ll continue into Wednesday morning."

Murray said 5 to 10 inches of snow are expected while the weather system moves to Minnesota on Tuesday.

The NWS is predicting possible light snow on Thanksgiving Day.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol advises travelers to plan ahead and take some extra time commuting during the upcoming holiday weekend.