Blizzard Conditions will continue across part of the area though the evening

Strong northwest winds will continue to produce blizzard conditions across parts of the area this evening due to widespread blowing snow. Additional snowfall will be less than one inch. Visibilities should gradually improve by midnight. Bitterly cold wind chills of 25 below to 45 below will persist into Monday morning.  For more detail, see the latest winter weather statement.

Below is a a list of storm reports from across the area.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
359 PM CST SUN DEC 14 2008

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0730 AM     SNOW             WHITE LAKE              43.73N 98.71W
12/14/2008  M3.5 INCH        AURORA             SD   CO-OP OBSERVER

0815 AM     SNOW             2 S WINFRED             43.97N 97.36W
12/14/2008  E3.0 INCH        LAKE               SD   CO-OP OBSERVER

0815 AM     BLIZZARD         2 S WINFRED             43.97N 97.36W
12/14/2008                   LAKE               SD   CO-OP OBSERVER
            ABOUT 3 INCHES OF SNOWFALL. 40 MPH WINDS. VISIBILITY 200
            FEET.

0845 AM     SNOW             PICKSTOWN               43.07N 98.53W
12/14/2008  E1.0 INCH        CHARLES MIX        SD   TRAINED SPOTTER

0935 AM     SNOW             DE SMET                 44.39N 97.55W
12/14/2008  E3.0 INCH        KINGSBURY          SD   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0935 AM     BLIZZARD         DE SMET                 44.39N 97.55W
12/14/2008                   KINGSBURY          SD   LAW ENFORCEMENT
            WHITE OUTCONDITIONS AT TIMES. SNOWFAL1 ABOUT 3 INCHES
            NOW.

0945 AM     BLIZZARD         BROOKINGS               44.31N 96.79W
12/14/2008                   BROOKINGS          SD   TRAINED SPOTTER
            SNOWFALL 6 TO 8 INCHES. DRIFTS OVER 2 FEET.

0947 AM     BLIZZARD         WOONSOCKET              44.05N 98.27W
12/14/2008                   SANBORN            SD   LAW ENFORCEMENT
            VISIBILITY 1 TO 2 BLOCKS. ABOUT 2 INCHES SNOWFALL SO FAR.


0947 AM     SNOW             WOONSOCKET              44.05N 98.27W
12/14/2008  E2.0 INCH        SANBORN            SD   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0955 AM     BLIZZARD         BROOKINGS               44.31N 96.79W
12/14/2008                   BROOKINGS          SD   TRAINED SPOTTER
            UP TO 6 INCHES OF SNOWFALL. DRIFTS OVER 3 FEET. VISIBILTY
            DOWN TO A QUARTER MILE.

0955 AM     SNOW             13 WNW PLATTE           43.46N 99.08W
12/14/2008  E2.2 INCH        CHARLES MIX        SD   CO-OP OBSERVER

0955 AM     SNOW             BROOKINGS               44.31N 96.79W
12/14/2008  E6.5 INCH        BROOKINGS          SD   TRAINED SPOTTER

1000 AM     SNOW             WESSINGTON SPRINGS      44.08N 98.57W
12/14/2008  E2.5 INCH        JERAULD            SD   CO-OP OBSERVER

1000 AM     SNOW             1 W ARLINGTON           44.36N 97.15W
12/14/2008  E5.0 INCH        KINGSBURY          SD   CO-OP OBSERVER

1000 AM     SNOW             IVANHOE                 44.46N 96.25W
12/14/2008  E1.5 INCH        LINCOLN            MN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

1000 AM     BLIZZARD         WESSINGTON SPRINGS      44.08N 98.57W
12/14/2008                   JERAULD            SD   CO-OP OBSERVER
            1/4 MILE VISIBILITY. 2 TO 2.5 INCHES SNOWFALL ESTIMATED.

1000 AM     BLIZZARD         1 W ARLINGTON           44.36N 97.15W
12/14/2008                   KINGSBURY          SD   CO-OP OBSERVER
            SNOWFALL 5 INCHES. WHITE OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

1000 AM     BLIZZARD         IVANHOE                 44.46N 96.25W
12/14/2008                   LINCOLN            MN   LAW ENFORCEMENT
            150 YDS TO NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY IN OPEN AREAS. 1 TO 1.5
            INCHES SNOWFALL.

1000 AM     SNOW             WESSINGTON SPRINGS      44.08N 98.57W
12/14/2008  E2.5 INCH        JERAULD            SD   CO-OP OBSERVER

1015 AM     BLIZZARD         MARSHALL                44.45N 95.79W
12/14/2008                   LYON               MN   LAW ENFORCEMENT
            LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE VISIBILTY. SNOWFALL ABOUT AN
            INCH.

1015 AM     SNOW             MARSHALL                44.45N 95.79W
12/14/2008  E1.0 INCH        LYON               MN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

1132 AM     BLIZZARD         HOWARD                  44.01N 97.52W
12/14/2008                   MINER              SD   CO-OP OBSERVER
            UPDATED SNOW AMOUNT...4.2 INCHES AS OF 1130 AM.

1132 AM     SNOW             HOWARD                  44.01N 97.52W
12/14/2008  M4.2 INCH        MINER              SD   CO-OP OBSERVER

1200 PM     SNOW             HURON                   44.36N 98.22W
12/14/2008  M2.0 INCH        BEADLE             SD   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

1256 PM     SNOW             MITCHELL                43.73N 98.03W
12/14/2008  M3.5 INCH        DAVISON            SD   CO-OP OBSERVER

0145 PM     SNOW             1 S CHAMBERLAIN         43.79N 99.32W
12/14/2008  E3.0 INCH        BRULE              SD   TRAINED SPOTTER
            SNOWFALL IS NOW ABOUT 3 INCHES. MOST OF THE SNOW IS
            BLOWING NOW, NOT FALLING. VISIBILITY IS IMPROVING, SINCE
            TRUCKS GOING BY ON INTERSTATE 90 CAN BE SEEN CLEARLY.
            EARLIER IN THE DAY, VISIBILITY WAS ONLY A COUPLE HUNDRED
            FEET.

0700 AM     SNOW             8 SSW HERRICK           43.01N 99.25W
12/14/2008  E2.0 INCH        GREGORY            SD   CO-OP OBSERVER


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