Temperatures dropped and wind chills fell across South Dakota Friday night creating havoc on the roads and interstates. Travel warnings are posted for much of the state and authorities are cautioning motorists to take it slow or stay put.

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Interstate camera - Safe travel USA - South Dakota

This is the scene for a Safe Travel USA camera near Vivian along I-90 Friday night.

We got much of our information from travelers Friday night via Facebook.

I29 North is icy 2 semis collided at junction of 34 and 29 on south bound side. Numerous vehicles in ditch. Had my semi sideways going 20mph slow it down and pay attention people.


  • Tammy Conner Fey My son was headed to Mitchell from Viborg and turned around, the roads are terrible..
  • Kathi Christopherson-Larson Not here in Corpus Christi......72 right now!
  • KIKN 100.5 Several cars in the ditch along 38. Mitchell to SF...bad icy.
  • Kelli Kock If it wasn't windy it would be bad.
  • Mark Krumvieda Yep just got home from the lake and all the highways have 1/2 inch of ice on them only drove 25 on the way home
  • Ryan L. Brandt I just got done truck driving. And they are very icy. How are the roads down by freeman. That is where I have to go now.
  • Casey Lemme Very icy! Drive safe!
  • Joanie Auch Get your long johns on!!
  • Wendy Kleinsasser Just drove 35-40 mph on Hwy 42 from SF to Canistota.. ick!
  • Ryan L. Brandt I'm coming from Woonsocket going to freeman.
  • Casey Lemme Its like a ice skating ring!

Safe Travel USA has the information you need if traveling in South Dakota this weekend. Find out about conditions and road closings.

Road are expected to be very icy through the night and into Saturday. Please drive with care if traveling and let loved ones and family know where you are headed.


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