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Winter storm closes much of Interstate 90 in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. – South Dakota officials have closed much of Interstate 90 as a winter storm pushes across the state.

Eastbound I-90 was closed from Rapid City to Mitchell while westbound I-90 from Mitchell to Wall was closed Saturday night and will remain closed into Monday.

The National Weather Service says 8 to 11 inches of snow already has fallen in south central South Dakota.

Another 6 to 10 inches of snow could fall in the James River Valley before the storm moves on Monday. Officials say many roads in South Dakota are ice covered.

In western South Dakota, Sturgis escaped most of the snow on Saturday, but seen it come with a vengeance on Sunday.

Gusty northwesterly winds led to blowing and drifting Sunday, and visibility was extremely poor.

In Lawrence County, 12 to 14 inches of snow fell at Cheyenne Crossing. In Spearfish 4 to 5 inches of snow was reported.

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Rapid City, US
11:49 am, July 15, 2024
temperature icon 84°F
few clouds
Humidity 36 %
Pressure 1010 mb
Wind 8 mph
Wind Gust: 0 mph
Visibility: 0 km
Sunrise: 5:24 am
Sunset: 8:33 pm
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