A Windy, Wintry Christmas Day For Sioux Falls
Winter Returns To South Dakota For Christmas
UPDATE 12/25/23 9:50 AM
A large system is moving over the center of the country this Chrismas Eve. It's been raining in Sioux Falls since Friday, and the snow has been falling out west for as long.
What is a Winter Weather Advisory?
A Winter Weather Advisory will be issued for any amount of freezing rain, or when 2 to 4 inches of snow (alone or in combination with sleet and freezing rain), is expected to cause a significant inconvenience, but not serious enough to warrant a warning - NWS
Sioux Falls Christmas Day Forcast
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO 6 AM CST TUESDAY... * WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of one tenth to two tenths of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. * WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Iowa, southwest Minnesota, northeast Nebraska and east central and southeast South Dakota. * WHEN...From 6 AM Monday to 6 AM CST Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.
South Dakota Road Reports
Call 511 or go to https://www.sd511.org for the latest road reports and conditions.
Winter Weather Tips From the National Weather Service
Gallery Credit: National Weather Service