What a difference a day is going to make in the Sioux Falls tri-state area. +71 degrees for the high temp today. Only +35 for the high temp on Friday.

And you don't have to go far west on I-90 and you'll run into Winter Storm Warnings. Folks in central and westerner South Dakota are expecting 10 to 12 inches of snow.

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The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls is saying we could be seeing rain, thunderstorms, freezing rain, snow, and big wind. So enjoy today!

Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3:00 am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5:00 am. Cloudy, with a low around 52. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. The chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10:00 am, then showers between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4:00 pm. Temperature falling to around 41 by 5:00 pm. Breezy, with an east wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. The chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday Night: Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers before 5:00 am, then a chance of rain showers, snow showers, and freezing rain. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. The chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Friday: A chance of snow showers and freezing rain before 9:00 am, then a chance of snow showers between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after 3:00 pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. The chance of precipitation is 40%.

Friday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 1:00 am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. The chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mixing with rain after noon, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Breezy. The chance of precipitation is 30%.