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A significant winter storm encased in ice, buried under snow, and even flooded South Dakotans on December 25th, 2016. Additionally, high winds from the 25-26th exacerbated power outages and led to blizzard conditions across much of the state. This was one of the worst ice storms to affect South Dakota since November of 2005.

*Information presented here is preliminary and may be added to/adjusted in the coming days.*

Radar loop from 9 am to 9 pm Christmas Day. Freezing rain is not depicted.
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