Area To Receive First Blast Of Winter



PIERRE, S.D. ( — After a mild fall, central South Dakota will be receiving its first taste of winter.

According to the National Weather Service Office in Aberdeen, snow and blowing snow are expected to begin in the early morning hours of Monday. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the morning commute on Monday. Winds gusting as high as 60 mph will cause areas of reduced visibility due to blowing snow.  In addition, areas of poor visibility are expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected in central parts of South Dakota.

Snowfall forecast courtesy of the NWS Aberdeen

A Winter Weather Advisory has been posted for Hughes, Sully, Stanley, Potter, Lyman, Jones & Hyde counties including the cities of Pierre, Fort Pierre, Onida, Murdo, Gettysburg and Kennebec in the Riverfront Broadcasting listening area.   A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel difficulties.

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