Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
335 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.A LARGE STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE ROCKIES INTO THE
NORTHERN PLAINS TODAY. COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF MOISTURE WILL BE
PRESENT WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SPREADING ACROSS NORTHEAST
WYOMING AND WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS
MAY RESULT IN FLOODING.

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-232200-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-WESTERN CROOK-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-WESTON-
NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...DUPREE...LEAD...DEADWOOD...SPEARFISH...
RAPID CITY...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...HILL CITY...MT RUSHMORE...
CUSTER...FOLSOM...WALL...PHILIP...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...
PINE RIDGE...KYLE...KADOKA...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...MISSION...
WINNER...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA...GILLETTE...WRIGHT...
MOORCROFT...HULETT...SUNDANCE...FOUR CORNERS...NEWCASTLE...COLONY
335 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014 /435 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014/

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA AND NORTHEAST WYOMING...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...BENNETT...BUTTE...CENTRAL
  BLACK HILLS...CUSTER CO PLAINS...FALL RIVER...HAAKON...
  HARDING...HERMOSA FOOT HILLS...JACKSON...MELLETTE...NORTHERN
  BLACK HILLS...NORTHERN FOOT HILLS...NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS...
   PENNINGTON CO PLAINS...PERKINS...RAPID CITY...SHANNON...
  SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS...SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS...SOUTHERN MEADE CO
  PLAINS...STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS...TODD...TRIPP AND
  ZIEBACH. IN NORTHEAST WYOMING...NORTHEASTERN CROOK...NORTHERN
  CAMPBELL...SOUTHERN CAMPBELL...WESTERN CROOK...WESTON AND
  WYOMING BLACK HILLS.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE PERIODS OF HEAVY
  PRECIPITATION TODAY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE OVER THE WATCH AREA.

* LOCALIZED FLOODING MAY OCCUR FROM THE HEAVY RAIN. PEOPLE LIVING
  IN LOW LYING AREAS OR ALONG SMALL STREAMS SUSCEPTIBLE TO
  FLOODING SHOULD BE ALERT TO RISING WATER LEVELS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ALONG RIVERS AND
CREEKS IN THE WATCH AREA...BUT IS NOT IMMINENT. IF YOU ARE IN THE
WATCH AREA...TAKE TIME TO MOVE LIVESTOCK...EQUIPMENT...AND OTHER
PROPERTY FROM LOW LYING AREAS BEFORE FLOODING OCCURS. MONITOR
NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND LOCAL MEDIA FOR UPDATED FORECASTS AND BE
READY TO QUICKLY MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IF RISING WATER LEVELS ARE
OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED.

&&

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