Snow Season Information
For the latest in local winter weather and snow removal information:
- Dial 511 for weather and road conditions on all South Dakota, United States, and interstate highways. Calls are toll-free. Cellular access charges depend on cellular provider.
- Call 330-4444 for the National Weather Service forecast.
- Go to www.safetravelusa.com for road conditions.
- Tune to the City of Sioux Falls’ cable TV channel CityLink.
Winter Storm Watches and Warnings
- A winter storm watch indicates that severe winter weather may affect your area. A winter storm warning indicates that severe winter weather conditions are occurring or imminent.
- A blizzard warning means that large amounts of falling or blowing snow and sustained winds of at least 35 miles per hour are expected for several hours.
- Wind chill is a calculation of how cold it feels outside when the effects of temperature and wind speed are combined. A strong wind combined with a temperature of just below freezing can have the same effect as a still air temperature about 35 degrees colder.