Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KFSD 311402
FLSFSD
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
902 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Iowa...
South Dakota...

  Big Sioux River At Hawarden
  Big Sioux River At Akron
  Little Sioux River At Cherokee

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa...

  Ocheyedan River Near Spencer
  Little Sioux River Near Milford
  Little Sioux River Above Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove

.The following river forecasts include forecast precipitation through
tonight. Any additional future rains could affect the crest
forecasts.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive cars through flooded areas. the water
depth and road condition may be unsafe.

Additional information is available at

http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=fsd

Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio...
or your local radio and TV stations.

The next scheduled statement will be issued tomorrow morning.

&&

IAC041-011802-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0029.160601T1800Z-160603T0600Z/
/SPOI4.1.ER.160601T1800Z.160601T1800Z.160602T0600Z.NO/
902 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Ocheyedan River Near Spencer.
* from Wednesday afternoon to late Thursday night.
* At 08AM Tuesday the stage was 7.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to crest near flood stage by
  1 PM Wednesday.
* At stages near 8.0 feet...Minor flooding of pasture land begins.

&&

LAT...LON 4318 9540 4318 9533 4315 9520 4313 9513
          4312 9524 4315 9540

$$

IAC041-059-011802-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0026.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MIFI4.1.ER.160529T1115Z.160531T1300Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
902 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Near Milford.
* until further notice.
* At 08AM Tuesday the stage was 12.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* At stages near 12.0 feet...Minor flooding of low lying agricultural
lands begins.

&&

LAT...LON 4350 9533 4350 9526 4334 9519 4334 9516
          4328 9517 4329 9524

$$

IAC041-059-011802-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-160602T1500Z/
/LSSI4.1.ER.160530T1330Z.160601T0600Z.160602T0900Z.UU/
902 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Above Spencer.
* until Thursday morning.
* At 08AM Tuesday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Recent activity...The river rose above flood stage on Monday May
  30.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 10.6 feet tonight and fall
  below flood stage on Thursday June 2.
* At stages near 10.0 feet...Minor flooding of agricultural lands
begins.

&&

LAT...LON 4329 9524 4328 9517 4324 9523 4315 9512
          4315 9518 4324 9529

$$

IAC041-011802-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-160605T1200Z/
/SPWI4.1.ER.160525T1510Z.160601T0000Z.160604T1200Z.NO/
902 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Spencer.
* until Sunday morning.
* At 08AM Tuesday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 11.9 feet by Wednesday June
  01. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday June 04.

&&

LAT...LON 4315 9518 4315 9512 4315 9505 4299 9503
          4302 9510 4310 9510

$$

IAC021-041-011802-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0025.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LNNI4.1.ER.160530T1107Z.160603T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
902 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Linn Grove.
* until further notice.
* At 08AM Tuesday the stage was 18.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 19.1 feet by Friday June 03
  then begin falling.
* At stages near 18.5 feet...The city park in Sioux Rapids is
flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4302 9510 4299 9503 4287 9512 4288 9536
          4296 9543 4293 9520

$$

IAC035-311432-
/O.CAN.KFSD.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-160603T1200Z/
/CHKI4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
902 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Little Sioux River At Cherokee.
* At 08AM Tuesday the stage was 14.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest below flood stage at 16.5 feet 7 AM
  Sunday.
* At stages near 17.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding begins, and
Cherokee County Rescue mobilizes and sets up the flood control
center.

&&

LAT...LON 4296 9543 4291 9539 4265 9557 4256 9569
          4256 9578 4270 9564

$$

IAC167-SDC083-127-311432-
/O.CAN.KFSD.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-160531T1402Z/
/HAWI4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
902 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Big Sioux River At Hawarden.
* At 08AM Tuesday the stage was 13.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest below flood stage at 13.1 feet 7 PM
  Thursday.

&&

LAT...LON 4303 9654 4303 9647 4296 9645 4296 9657


$$

IAC149-SDC127-311432-
/O.CAN.KFSD.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-160605T0834Z/
/AKRI4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
902 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Big Sioux River At Akron.
* At 08AM Tuesday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 15 feet through Thursday.

&&

LAT...LON 4296 9657 4296 9645 4286 9652 4273 9648
          4273 9669 4277 9667

$$

&&
LOCATION FLOOD  LATEST OBSERVED  MAXIMUM FORECAST  RECENT OBSERVED
         STAGE  STAGE  TIME      STAGE  TIME       CREST TIME

OCHEYEDAN RIVER
SPOI4     8.0    7.49 Tue 9 AM     8.0  Wed 1 PM

LITTLE SIOUX RIVER
MIFI4    12.0   12.91 Tue 8 AM                      12.9  Tue May 31
LSSI4    10.0   10.13 Tue 8 AM    10.6  Wed 1 AM
SPWI4    10.0   11.67 Tue 8 AM    11.9  Tue 7 PM
LNNI4    18.0   18.17 Tue 8 AM    19.1  Fri 7 AM
CHKI4    17.0   14.62 Tue 8 AM    16.5  Sun 7 AM

BIG SIOUX RIVER
HAWI4    15.0   12.98 Tue 8 AM    13.1  Thu 7 PM
AKRI4    16.0   15.12 Tue 8 AM                      15.1  Tue May 31

MG




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