Spring snow hits KELOLAND | KELOLAND.com

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) – The South Dakota Highway Patrol has a message from drivers on the roads: Slow down.

With a photo of a car in the Interstate 29 ditch, the Highway Patrol shared a safety reminder for this snowy morning.

Icy conditions along Interstate 29 north of Summit. Courtesy of South Dakota Highway Patrol.

Drivers are reminded to slow down, increase the distance between them, wear their seatbelts and move on as road conditions are snowy and icy.

Residents of KELOLAND see the effects of spring snow on Wednesday morning.

Wet, heavy snow blankets much of the state. And that causes slippery conditions.

Here is an overview of the South Dakota Department of Transportation Map 511 from 8:15 a.m. CT:

Slippery conditions are reported on highways and highways.

Our KELOLAND Live Doppler HD Storm Center meteorologists say bands of snow, some of which are wet and heavy, continue to move across KELOLAND this morning. Be aware of areas of slush and ice as strong northwesterly winds of up to 45 mph continue to pass through the region on Wednesday.

KELOLAND Live Doppler HD Storm Center Links

Here is the latest information from the Storm Center:

School districts across the state delayed departures Wednesday morning. There are currently more than 50 late departures on the KELOLAND.com Closeline.

the South Dakota Highway Patrol Reminds Drivers to allow themselves more time on their morning commute. They say to slow down, give extra following distance and of course wear a seat belt.

the The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office says Overnight rain and snow created icy roads in the county.

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