Strong winter storm blanketing the DakotasRAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Gusty winds, blowing snow and below freezing temperatures have blanketed western South Dakota.
By: Associated Press, The Jamestown Sun
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Gusty winds, blowing snow and below freezing temperatures have blanketed western South Dakota.
The Black Hills Pioneer reports that up to 6 inches of snow accumulated Friday in the Northern Black Hills.
Winter weather advisories remain in effect for most of western South Dakota on Saturday. In North Dakota, wind chill advisories are in effect for western North Dakota while a blizzard warning covers the northeastern portion of the state.
Many schools and events were cancelled Friday in both Dakotas. The Rapid City Journal reports that Mount Rushmore National Memorial closed at 11 a.m. Friday and will have a two-hour late start Saturday, opening at 10 a.m.