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Winter storm closes much of Interstate 90 in South Dakota

Winter storm closes much of Interstate 90 in South Dakota Photo: South Dakota Department of Transportation

Updated: December 29, 2019 04:41 PM

South Dakota officials closed much of Interstate 90 as a winter storm pushes across the state

Eastbound I-90 was closed from Rapid City to Mitchell while westbound I-90 from Mitchell to Wall was closed Saturday night. Transportation and public safety officials say I-90 will remain closed into Monday.

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Officials also closed both north and southbound lanes of I-29 from Watertown to the North Dakota border on Sunday afternoon.

The National Weather Service said 8 to 11 inches of snow already has fallen in south central South Dakota as of Sunday morning. Another 6 to 10 inches of snow could fall in the James River Valley before the storm moves on Monday.

Officials say many roads in South Dakota are ice covered. Travel is discouraged unless absolutely necessary.

Visitation was canceled at Mike Durfee State Prison in Springfield on Sunday due to the weather.

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