Sioux Falls snow forecast calls for a chance of 2 to 4 inches, according to the NWS
After a day of warm temperatures, it’s back to winter reality in southeastern South Dakota as meteorologists from the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls predict that snow will return to the Sioux Empire for the next two days. .
The area is under a winter weather advisory through Wednesday, with further snowfall expected at least a few centimeters, according to the NWS.
What’s the weather like?
A period of light to moderate snowfall throughout the day is forecast for the Sioux Falls area, beginning Monday evening and continuing through Tuesday, according to the NWS.
Gale-force winds are likely to produce areas of blowing or blowing snow, with periods of reduced visibility for drivers, according to the NWS.
After the snow arrives, colder air and dangerous wind chills are expected for much of the week, according to the NWS.
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How much snow falls around Sioux Falls?
Sioux Falls is expected to receive between 2 and 4 inches of snow, according to the NWS. Light to moderate snow will fall for hours as it accumulates.
East and north of Sioux Falls the forecast is for 5 and 6 inches of snow.
Here is the expected amount of snow:
- Sioux Falls: 2 to 4 inches
- Brookings: 3-4 inches
- Hurons: 3 to 5 inches
- Madison: 2 to 4 inches
- Marshall, Minnesota: 4-6 inches
- Mitchell: 2-4 inches
- Sioux City, Iowa: 1 to 3 inches
- Sioux Falls: 2 to 4 inches
- Vermilion: 1 to 3 inches
- Watertown: 4-5 inches
- Worthington, Minnesota: 3 to 5 inches
- Yankton: 1-3 inches
When is snowfall expected to start?
Snowfall will be at its peak throughout Tuesday morning, according to the NWS.
Sioux Falls is expected to experience snow showers around 6 a.m. Tuesday. Some places may see snow sooner. Huron and Chamberlain could start seeing snowfall starting around 6 p.m. Monday, according to the NWS.
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What will the weather forecast look like through Sunday in Sioux Falls?
Monday evening: Snow likely, mostly after 3 a.m. Cloudy, with lows to around 1 degree. Windy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph. The chance of precipitation is 70%. Further snow accumulation less than half an inch possible.
Tuesday: Snow, mostly before 1 p.m. Scattered blowing snow between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. High near 8. Wind chill as low as -20. Windy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph. The chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation about 2 inches.
Tuesday evening: A slight chance of snow before 7 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -25. Wind northwest 10 to 15 mph, with gusts up to 25 mph. The chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday: Partly sunny, with highs near 8. Wind northwest around 10 mph.
Wednesday evening: A slight chance of snow after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low of around -7. Wind northeast 5 to 10 mph. The chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday: Chance of snow after 7 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 10. Chance of precipitation: 50%.
Thursday evening: A chance of snow before 7 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low of around -12. The chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 12.
Friday night: Rather clear, with a low of around -6.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 30.
Saturday night: Clear overall, with a low of around 7.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.