Polar Vortex Headed For South Dakota: Arctic Temps And Major Snowfall Expected

Here in South Dakota, we’re not usually fazed by cold weather. But this weekend may be an exception.

Starting Saturday night, temperatures will plummet, bringing in a polar vortex that is breaking records in this part of the country. Cold air from the North Pole promises to sweep through South Dakota, accompanied by a healthy dose of snow.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

As always, be sure to stay alert to these frigid weather conditions and take proper precautions as advised by officials.