Most of South Dakota Put Under a Blizzard Warning

Most of South Dakota Put Under a Blizzard Warning

The National Weather Service has put most of South Dakota under a blizzard warning, and the Department of Public safety advises no travel.

The NWS says although snow has ended, high winds, blowing snow, and dangerously cold wind chills will continue today and tomorrow.  National forecasters upgraded the previous Winter Weather Advisory to a Blizzard Warning before noon today.

The National Weather Service says area of greatest risk are along I-29 due to higher snowfall, and along the Missouri River due to stronger winds.

The time of greatest danger for our area is Thursday night and Friday morning, when winds will be at their highest.

The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says travel conditions will be dangerous and white outs are expected as well as snowdrifts on rural roads.