Noem closes state offices

By: - December 12, 2022 8:51 pm

Gov. Kristi Noem has ordered all state government executive branch offices statewide to be closed Tuesday because of the winter storm expected in South Dakota.

The National Weather Service forecast calls for freezing rain, heavy snow and high winds to occur throughout South Dakota. Travel will be impacted in those areas.

Officials continue to closely monitor the storm. A decision on state government office availability for Wednesday will be made on Tuesday, the governor’s office said in a news release.

People should be prepared to stay home Tuesday if possible, the news release said. If they must travel, they should check or the SD511 mobile app.

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