A cold front packing heavy snow and gusty winds moved through the Black Hills on Wednesday, dumping up to 5 inches of snow in some areas. 

Downtown Rapid City received around 1 inch of snow, while areas such as Lead and Sundance, Wyo., got around 5 inches, according to the National Weather Service. 

The snowstorm caused some traffic delays on Interstate 90 near the Wall and Wasta areas, said meteorologist Shane Eagan.

Authorities were inundated with calls for help Wednesday morning. "A flurry of calls coming in to go along with the snow flurries," the Rapid City Fire Department said in a tweet. "A fire, a couple of crashes and a handful of medical calls. Everyone please slow down and take your time if you are traveling. Roads are slick."

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Parts of the Black Hills could see additional snowfall today, but temperatures will warm up through the weekend, Eagan said. A high of around 50 degrees is expected in Rapid City on Friday and temperatures could climb into the upper 50s by Sunday. 

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