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Monday's Freezing Drizzle

As the storm system started impacting the region on Monday afternoon, travelers saw increased road issues. Light freezing drizzle found its way across eastern South Dakota, making roads very icy.


Photo Credit: South Dakota Highway Patrol - I29 near Wilmont, SD


Law enforcement started getting busy as they dealt with jackknifed semis on Interstate 29 in northeast South Dakota.


The southeast was not out of the picture as motorists found themselves in the ditch from slippery roads.

Photo Credit: South Dakota Highway Patrol - I29 near Flandreau


Precipitation started to pick up by the overnight hours and spread across the area along with vehicle crashes. On Monday, troopers worked on this semi crash on US Highway 12 in Day County.


Photo Credit: South Dakota highway Patrol - US12 near Bristol


Weather and road conditions statewide will not be good as the storm system continues to bring heavy wet snow, blizzard conditions in the west, and a wintry mix and freezing rain for the east. For details on your local forecast, check out our Forecast website.


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