Sioux Falls, SD (KELO AM) - The mild weather of the past two weeks will be a memory as colder air and snow return to the region over the weekend.

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the Sioux Falls area and along the I – 90 corridor east and west of Sioux Falls.  The Advisory will be in effect from 6:00 p.m. Saturday night through noon on Sunday.  Snow will begin late Saturday afternoon and continue into Sunday morning.  Accumulations of 3 – 6 inches are expected in the advisory area.

Winter Storm Warnings have also been issued for northwest Iowa and part of southeast South Dakota.  Depending on your location the Warning starts at 3:00 p.m. for locations toward Vermillion and Sioux City, where 7 – 8 inches of snow are expected.  For the area in northwest Iowa closer to Sioux Falls, including Rock Rapids, Larchwood and Sioux Center, the warning goes into effect at 6 tonight and continues until noon on Sunday.  Six to seven inches of snow are expected in this area.

Colder air will return to the area as well.  Temperatures on Saturday will be in the upper 20’s in Sioux Falls.  A high temperature around 12 on Sunday will fall to the single digits by sunset, with a low on Sunday night around -7.  Wind chills Sunday night and Monday morning will be in the -10 to -20 range.   Highs will be in the teens on Monday.