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Motorists Already Dealing with Ice

Motorists in western and central, South Dakota have already been dealing with icy conditions today as freezing fog and light freezing drizzle impacted the area since this morning.



Photo Credit: SDDOT Camera System - US Highway 12 near McLaughlin



The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) has part of Interstate 90 from east of Belvidere and back towards Wall as numerous areas of ice and mainly slippery conditions at around 4pm MST.




Photo Credit: SDDOT Camera System - Interstate 29 near Cactus Flat


Most of the roads in central, north-central, and parts of west-central and southwest South Dakota have scattered slippery spots and scattered ice on them according to the SDDOT. Unfortunately, the weather models and forecast have precipitation to increase in volume and become a major ice event up towards the Aberdeen, Redfield, Pierre, Miller, Gettysburg, Faulkton, and even into the Murdo and Presho areas. The National Weather Service has placed those areas under an Ice Storm Warning.


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