Freezing rain, snow forecast for the first weekend of March  (Audio)

March 3, 2022
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Forecasters say a weather system will impact South Dakota this weekend, but it does not appear it will pack the punch they initially thought.

National Weather Service forecaster Troy Kleffman in Aberdeen says freezing rain and snow still appear likely Friday night into Saturday, but snowfall amounts have been dialed back from earlier forecasts….

Areas west of the James River Valley have been very dry this winter. They could use precipitation, whether it be in the form of rain or snow…

In terms of early March temperatures, Kleffman doesn’t see anything too extreme either way…