Wintertime will be showing up for the first time Thursday night into Friday morning here in Sioux Falls. Sure that snow might not be around for a long time, (hopefully) but it's coming. And it's bringing a wintertime friend along with it. The Wind.

Over the next few days, it would be a good idea to keep a close eye on the weather. According to The National Weather Service, a mix of Rain and Snow will develop Thursday afternoon into Friday morning leaving us with a Winter Weather Advisory. It's a heads up that tricky conditions are potentially on the way.

MORE: What Every South Dakotan Should Be Doing to Prepare for Winter

Areas to the North and East will actually be under a Winter Warning. A couple of inches of snow and strong winds always bring the possibility of dangerous white-out conditions.

Snow showers should come to an end by mid-Friday morning, but the winds will continue to howl so heads up especially if you or someone in your family is a truck driver or loading the camper to haul out to warmer weather areas in the south.

Let this also serve as a reminder to have a few things in the car. A scraper. You might need that to clear a windshield. Jumper cables. Even if you don't need them, you may be able to help someone who does. Make sure you have a phone charger along in your vehicle as well in case you need to charge a device.

We're hardy people here in the Midwest. And we take pride in being ready. Oh, and if the roads do 'grease up' over the next few days, it's OK to slow down a bit. Drive Safe!


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.

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?

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