Avera, Sanford Health Clinics Closing Early Wednesday
An impending blizzard in the Upper Midwest is forcing local healthcare providers to adjust their schedules accordingly.
Both Avera Heath and Sanford Health have announced that the majority of their clinics in the Tri-State Area (Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota) will be closing at noon, Wednesday, February 22.
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The National Weather Service has the Sioux Falls area under a Blizzard Warning from 9:00 AM Wednesday to noon Thursday, with 9 to 15 inches of snow possible and wind gusts as high as 50 miles per hour.
A Survival Guide For Your First Winter in South Dakota
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and the rest of the Sioux Empire (AKA southeastern South Dakota) are welcoming thousands of new residents every year.
Many of you new folks will be experiencing your first eastern South Dakota winter. While it doesn't usually get as bad as our Dakota friends up north, I speak from experience when I say it can get a little rough.
So, to help ease you into winter in Sioux Falls and South Dakota here are some winter survival tips:
Do You Remember These 10 Crazy Snowstorms In South Dakota?
Here's some news that some South Dakotans prefer not to hear this time of year. Winter is coming. In denial? The dropping temperatures and early snowstorms out west by Deadwood speak for themselves.
Slowly but surely, people of the Sioux Empire are bracing for colder weather and snow-covered roads. Even though snow will soon be gracing the Sioux Empire with its presence, some snow showers will not compare to these ten dreadful snowstorms that hit South Dakota.
Only In Your State highlights these ten snowstorms in South Dakota as a reminder for people to always be aware of the roads during the winter. These South Dakotan winters can be harsh, which is why it is always a good idea to plan ahead and prepare for the worst.
Do you remember any major snowstorms that hit South Dakota?
The Coldest Temperatures in Sioux Falls History
When a polar vortex rolls through Sioux Falls, it can get even the heartiest dreaming of indoor fires, baking, and hot chocolate.
Mr. Bendo is tough enough but for the love of Pete, someone put a scarf on the Statue of David!
All this icy chatter had us wondering about the coldest days ever recorded in Sioux Falls. Here is the historical data from the National Weather Service with the coldest temps ever recorded in Sioux Falls since record-keeping began in 1893.