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Expect travel hazards as another winter storm arrives in the KELO listening area

Sioux Falls, South Dakota (KELO.com) — Snow and freezing rain are falling as another major winter storm is set to affect the KELO listening area.

Several weather advisories have been issued, including warnings for winter storms and ice storms.

Mixed precipitation started early this morning, but snow is starting to fall and will continue late Tuesday night.

The impact of the storm system on travel is already being felt across the region.

According to SD511.org, some roads in the area are already covered in snow and ice in less than a quarter mile of visible light, including Interstate 90 west of Sioux Falls. .

Meanwhile, parts of northeastern Nebraska and northwestern Iowa continue to experience subzero rains, adding up to more than a quarter inch of ice, making roads slippery and icing power lines. power outages may occur.

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls said worsening travel conditions are expected.

Travel will be dangerous, if not impossible, in many areas this evening Tuesday.

Staying at home is the safest option, but if you must travel, have a winter emergency kit in your car.

For updates on the first winter storms of 2023, monitor local weather forecasts and keep an eye on winter weather. Please check again on KELO.com.

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