Ice Storm Warnings and Blizzard Warnings posted for the region   (Audio)

March 31, 2023

Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Weather in a word across the region today can be described as “awful.”

There’s an Ice Storm Warning posted until 4 p.m., then a Blizzard Warning from four o’clock this afternoon until seven o’clock Saturday morning.

Forecaster Mike Connelly says precipitation begins this morning in the form of freezing rain….

By mid afternoon, the freezing rain transitions over to snow, with very strong winds….

Connelly says power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. He says travel could be nearly impossible this afternoon when snow moves in.