The Grant County Farm and Home Show slated for tomorrow, Friday, January 14, and Saturday, January 15, has been canceled. Laurie Folk, director of the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce that sponsors the show, says, “Due to the incoming inclement weather, the Ag Committee has decided for the safety of the community to cancel the event.”
According to the National Weather Service: WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT CST FRIDAY NIGHT…
Winter Storm Warning issued until January 15 at 12:00 AM CST by NWS Aberdeen SD Areas Affected: Traverse; Big Stone; Roberts; Grant; Deuel*
WHAT…Heavy snow is expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches.
*WHERE…In South Dakota, Roberts, Grant, and Deuel Counties. In Minnesota, Traverse and Big Stone Counties.*WHEN…From midnight tonight to midnight CST Friday night.*
IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the Friday morning or evening commute. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. In Minnesota, the latest road conditions can be obtained at511mn.org, or by calling 5 1 1. In South Dakota, the latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.