NWS Talks About Snow Amounts-Pierre Sets Record Water Equivalent

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ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service continues to compile snow amounts from Monday’s wintry weather in parts of the state.  Taylor Trogdon, meteorologist with the Aberdeen weather service office says four inches of snow fell in Pierre, Presho received about 3.3 inches and Gann Valley reported 2.5 inches. Pierre’s water equivalent for the snow also set a record.  Trogdon says there was .39 inches of moisture in the snow that fell in the Pierre/Fort Pierre area, which breaks the old record of .29 set in 1975.

Trogdon says more snow is possible tonight, along with increased winds and colder temps by Wednesday.

Trogdon says the weekend will bring a return to more comfortable temperatures.

The National Weather Service should be releasing more snow totals from Monday’s winter blast later today.


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