Thank you snow, May I have another: Round 2

More travel impacts expected in the hills as additional accumulating snow is expected this morning

SCHOOL CLOSURE – Hill City, Custer and Hermosa Schools are CLOSED today

SDOT – SafeTravel USA – Rapid City US-16B/Elk Vale Rd south of I-90 exit 61 7:02 a.m.

Winter weather advisories and winter storm warnings continue for the Black Hills this morning, as a second wave of snow moves through the region. Lets talk road conditions and expected timeline.

Additional Road conditions can be found at the bottom of this page

SDDOT – SafeTravel USA – Rapid City – I-90

SDDOT – SafeTravel USA – Keystone

  • Roads will be slick, snow covered and even in some cases dangerous for travel this morning
  • Warm road surfaces will have a hard time keeping the snow off for a second day in a row, roads that were fine yesterday may not be as safe this morning, use caution
  • Even a mile or two can make a big difference of impacts, for instance, downtown Rapid City will more than likely be in better shape than Highway 16.
  • Make sure to not use your driveway as a reference for weather conditions somewhere down the road, impacts will be highly localized and your destination could be experiencing difficult conditions compared to where you’re coming from

  • Here is a ballpark estimate of additional accumulations expected today
  • Higher elevations will see more snow, and more travel impacts.
  • Rapid City, although at a lower elevation, could still see decent impacts given upslope enhancement

  • By this evening, snow tapers off and conditions will begin to improve rapidly
  • Thursday will see sunny, dry conditions with temperatures reaching the upper 50’s, much better travel weather
  • Check below for up-to-date road conditions and current weather conditions, be safe out there!

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