Sioux Falls South Dakota Weather
A handful of residents in north central Cologne may have felt ground contact - the weather was shaking two days ago, but not for the first time.
A storm warning is in effect from noon to midnight today with wind gusts up to 55 km / h. A winter storm watch in force from noon today to 6 p.m. Friday and a winter storm watch in effect tonight from midnight to 6 p.m. Friday. A storm warning is in effect through midnight today for parts of South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota and Nebraska. A storm warning is also in effect for the entire state of Minnesota and Minnesota - a storm warning for the entire state through noon today and midnight tonight, along with a wind gust of 55 mph.
A storm warning is in effect for parts of South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota and Nebraska from noon today through 6 p.m. on Friday.
Depending on where the heaviest snowfalls could fall Thursday night and Friday, up to 10 inches of snow could fall in some areas of southern Minnesota. The duration of the snowfall is critical, with many expected to shovel 2 to 4 inches by Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Heavy snow totals of between 6 and 10 '' are expected from noon today through Friday in parts of South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota and Nebraska.
With snow levels forecast and sustained strong winds, it will take some time for roads to be cleared. With snowfall forecast and persistent strong winds in the region, crews will take time to clear and clear roads, the National Weather Service said. With the predicted amounts of snow and forecasts for higher wind speeds and higher snowfall, the amounts of snow in parts of South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota and Nebraska add up. Despite the planned snowfalls and forecast wind gusts and high snow levels of up to 10 'in some areas in southern Minnesota and Iowa and between 6 and 10' 'in some places in Nebraska and Kansas and Missouri.
With snow levels forecast and sustained strong winds, it will take some time for roads to be cleared.
Winter service will be suspended and resumed, or it will resume. Winter service would be suspended for a short period from 1pm to 5pm and then resumed for the rest of the week. Winter maintenance will be suspended, but will continue on Monday, 20 January 2017 at 17: 30 and on Tuesday, 21 January 2018 at 18: 00. Winter maintenance was discontinued and resumed in the early morning hours of Wednesday, February 1, 2019 at 1: 45 a.m., but then resumed at 2: 15 a.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2020.
During the closure, northbound truck traffic is asked to leave Exit 143 in Sioux City, the Singing Hills exit, on I-29. Officials say the Sioux Falls South Dakota Highway Patrol will issue a travel warning and the possibility of a closure if circumstances warrant. The Sioux State Park Police Department and the Sioux County Sheriff's Office will also be notified on their Facebook page of travel options and closures as conditions warrant, according to a news release from the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Management. A warning of traffic closures on the south side of the Interstate 29 corridor between Sioux Springs and Fargo-Moorhead is not being issued to make travel recommendations or justify the condition, officials say.
Motorists trying to avoid the closure are being reminded that federal and county roads are likely to be bad, not better. Motorists seeking to avoid the closure should remind them that state and county roads may have been or are bad and that they will not be better off, "a news release from the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management said. Motorists who want to avoid the closures are reminded that state or county roads may have been bad or not at all, according to the department.
The system brings potential wind speeds of 70 km / h to the northern plains, causing travel and potential power problems if snow does not fall in some areas. The storm is accompanied by strong winds of up to 60 km / h with gusts up to 80 km / h, according to a press release.
Snow, ice and wind have already made their way into the northern plains of South Dakota, Minnesota, North Dakota and Iowa today. Snow and ice are already making their way north and south of the state, as well as into Iowa and Minnesota. Snow, ice and today's winds have already made their way through northern and southern North America and as far as Iowa and Nebraska.
Blizzard warnings have been issued for parts of South Dakota, Minnesota, North Dakota and Iowa, where high winds and snow are expected, as well as surrounding blizzard warning areas. Weather stations are reporting large amounts of snow, some of it deep, in some areas of the state, such as the northern part of Sioux Falls.