Winter Storm Blankets South Dakota in Up to Six Inches of Snow

Schools were closed throughout South Dakota and drivers were warned to have survival gear on hand as winter storms hit the area on January 17.

Up to six inches of snow were expected in the state through Saturday. The National Weather Service Sioux Falls shared a photo of near white-out conditions.

In this video, a bleak parking lot in Sioux Falls is covered in snow as flakes continued to fall. Credit: Ann Nachtigal via Storyful