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Storm closes roads in Black Hills

 Highway 16 just outside Rapid City/KOTA-TV
Highway 16 just outside Rapid City/KOTA-TV (KSFY)
Published: Feb. 25, 2020 at 7:57 AM CST
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Officials say a fast-moving storm through the Black Hills made driving treacherous in some spots and presented a challenge for voters heading to the polls on Tuesday for a Rapid City school bond election.

A winter storm warning remained in effect for the northern and central areas of the Black Hills, where many roads were closed or impassable, the National Weather Service said.

A winter weather advisory was posted for the remainder of western South Dakota. Preliminary reports by the weather service show that 5 inches of snow had fallen in downtown Rapid City and more than 7 inches was recorded in Spearfish and Belle Fourche.

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