RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA News) – This snow event dumped about 12 inches from Deadwood to Hill City, Rockerville and Custer, according to meteorologist John Chamberlain a the National Weather Service Office Rapid City. Chamberlain said this snow will change over to rain before it ends.
The cooler temps may not be ideal tourist weather for a holiday weekend which usually marks the beginning of the summer season, but Chamberlain said those cooler temperatures will slow the melting of the snow.
Chamberlain said they are already seeing rising creeks , streams and rivers, some of which are in minor flooding at the moment….he said there have been a lot of culverts washing out.