The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a BLIZZARD WARNING and much of the Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota tri-state area. It's Dangerous to Travel!

The NWS has issued a WIND CHILL WARNING in effect until 6 pm Friday.

There is now also a BLIZZARD WARNING in effect until 6 pm Friday.

Blizzard Warning-NWS Sioux Falls
Blizzard Warning-NWS Sioux Falls

This includes the city of Sioux Falls and the following counties in South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa...

  • Rock
  • Beadle
  • Kingsbury
  • Brookings
  • Jerauld
  • Sanborn
  • Miner
  • Lake
  • Moody
  • Brule
  • Aurora
  • Davison
  • Hanson
  • McCook
  • Minnehaha
  • Charles Mix
  • Douglas
  • Hutchinson
  • Turner
  • Lincoln
  • Bon Homme
  • Yankton
  • Lyon
  • Sioux
  • Plymouth
  • Woodbury
  • Dixon
  • Dakota
  • Clay
  • Union
Blizzard Warning-NWS Sioux Falls
Blizzard Warning-NWS Sioux Falls

The Wind Chill Warning continues for dangerously cold wind chills. Wind chills as low as 50 below zero.

For the Blizzard Warning, blizzard conditions are expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

Expect Areas of blowing snow that could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commutes.

Gusty winds could bring down tree branches. The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 5 minutes.

The Coldest Temperatures in Sioux Falls History

When a polar vortex rolls through Sioux Falls, it can get even the heartiest dreaming of indoor fires, baking, and hot chocolate.

Mr. Bendo is tough enough but for the love of Pete, someone put a scarf on the Statue of David!

All this icy chatter had us wondering about the coldest days ever recorded in Sioux Falls. Here is the historical data from the National Weather Service with the coldest temps ever recorded in Sioux Falls since record-keeping began in 1893.


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