Contact Us

Early Snowstorm Closes Part of I-90 in Western SD

Snow Plow
Getty Images

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota officials have closed Interstate 90 from Murdo to the Wyoming border because of the early autumn blizzard hitting the western part of the state.

Officials say that section of the interstate will remain closed until storm conditions improve and crews are able to clear the roadway.

The state Transportation Department is recommending no travel on some other western South Dakota roads.

The National Weather Service says up to two feet of snow is expected across the Black Hills, with winds gusting to 70 mph. Up to three feet is possible in the northern Black Hills. Parts of the plains in western South Dakota could get up to a foot.

Steve Trimarchi of the National Weather Service says such snows are particularly unusual this early on the plains.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More Local News

Latest Country Music News

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kxrb.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 1000 KXRB - Classic Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on 1000 KXRB - Classic Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!