12-11-19 South Dakota:  Light snow north… cold continues to persist through the weekend.  MG.

12-11-19 South Dakota: Light snow north… cold continues to persist through the weekend. MG.

South Dakota Video http://vimeo.com/378789228 Here is a look at simulated radar from 11 AM today through 6 AM tomorrow morning. Most of the accumulating snow with this wave will be off to the north into North Dakota.  Minimal amounts will be possible across far northern counties with the best potential to see accumulations of 1" - 2" across far northeastern SD.   Simulated Radar Thursday Evening into Friday. Potential snowfall accumulation Thursday Evening - Friday. Wind guidance over the next 4 days: Temperature Charts: Aberdeen: Mobridge: Pierre: Yankton: Sioux Falls:
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12-10-19 South Dakota: Discussing a few snow chances over the next several days.V.

Good Tuesday Morning! Below is your latest forecast update: http://vimeo.com/378548220 Current temps: We are watching a brief pulse of snow to work across the state from NW to SE during the afternoon today through early morning hours Wed: Favored snow accumulations with this round: Wind chill temps Wed AM: Another brief wave of snow looks to be working into the area come late Wed and into the early morning hours Thu. Sim radar from Noon CT Wed through 6 AM CT Thu. Right now favoring the heaviest of totals to come into ND: Current favored snowfall totals through Thu AM: Wind panel over the…
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12-10-19 Long-range: Updated week’s 3/4 forecast & expected model chaos ahead. M.

12-10-19 Long-range: Updated week’s 3/4 forecast & expected model chaos ahead. M.

Today's video: https://vimeo.com/378538243 PDF report (click link to the right to open in HD): 12-10-19 Long-range analysis Key Points: A few weak waves to track in the Midwest this week with some light snow chances.  Data hints that the system next week could bring snow chances to someone in the Midwest/Ohio/TN Valley. This is possible given brief period of a –AO.  The North Pacific continues to favor warmer risks for the week 2 period especially in the Eastern US.  A poleward shift of the jet is favored in week 2 which favors more mild Pacific air into the Eastern US. …
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12-8-19 SD:  Latest on wintry potential tonight through tomorrow.  MG.

12-8-19 SD: Latest on wintry potential tonight through tomorrow. MG.

SD Video: http://vimeo.com/378121110 Here is a look at the current hazards across the area.  There is currently a winter weather advisory in northeastern SD. Temperatures will begin to crash this afternoon from north to south as arctic air begins to filter in.  Here is a look at temperatures around 6 PM today. Temperatures will continue to crash into Monday morning.  Here is a look at wind chill readings around 7 AM. Here is a look at simulated radar from 12 PM today through 12 PM tomorrow. Here is a look at the preferred model solution for snowfall accumulations.  Heaviest of…
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12-7-19 SD:  Latest on Snowfall potential Sunday into Monday.  MG.

12-7-19 SD: Latest on Snowfall potential Sunday into Monday. MG.

SD Video: http://vimeo.com/377998362 Here is a look at simulated radar from 10 AM Sunday through 10 AM Monday. Here is a look at preferred snowfall totals out through Monday afternoon.  Models have continued to shift north with the heaviest snowfall with general amounts of 2" - 4" to the north with isolated higher to the northeast.  Widespread 1" - 3" for central portions of the state with parts of SE SD seeing generally less than 1". We could still see a few flurries Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning as some passing upper level energy will be overhead.  These flurries would…
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12-6-19 South Dakota: Quiet weather expected for most of the weekend, latest thoughts on snow potential Late Sunday into Mon.V.

Good Friday Morning! Below is your latest forecast update. We apologize for the change in forecast delivery, we have had forecasts being forwarded to folks that don't subscribe: http://vimeo.com/377790844 Current look at temps: We are watching for patchy fog potential in the NE part of the state (areas of blue) tomorrow morning: Our next best chance for snow comes late Sunday into early Monday. Sim radar from Sunday afternoon through Early Mon afternoon: Current favored snowfall accumulation- as always please do not take snow totals verbatim as we are still a few days out: Wind panel over the next 4…
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12-6-19 Long-range: Updated weeks 3/4 forecast and growing confidence for a cold and stormy pattern. M.

12-6-19 Long-range: Updated weeks 3/4 forecast and growing confidence for a cold and stormy pattern. M.

Today's video: https://vimeo.com/377781840 PDF report (click link to the right to open in HD): 12-6-19 Long-range analysis Key Points: Storm system early next week brings the next best chance of snow for the Northern Plains and rain in the TN Valley. Tropospheric polar vortex influence after the cold front early next week. This will bring a big blast of cold air to the Midwest. Widespread below zero temperatures in the Northern Plains.  Combination of MJO Phase 2, -AAM and location of the stratospheric Polar Vortex will favor Pacific blocking and cold air intrusions in week 2. Differences in the GEFS/EPS…
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New Email Format

Good afternoon, hoping all is well! You may have noticed a different format to our e-mail updates today...if not you will on Friday's forecasts. In an effort to limit the outside sharing of our daily updates, the e-mails will now direct you to the website for actual forecast content where you will have to log-in. If you have forgotten your password, click on the "Forgot your Password" button on the website log-in page or in the email itself, which will have you reset your password. Thank you for understanding, have a blessed day!  Here's where you click if you have forgot your password:
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