Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
949 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

...The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Iowa and South Dakota

  Big Sioux River At Hawarden
  Big Sioux River At Akron
  Ocheyedan River Near Spencer
  Little Sioux River Above Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Cherokee

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

Recent rainfall has resulted in rising river levels along the Big Sioux
River...Little Sioux River...and Ocheyedan River in southeast South Dakota
and northwest Iowa. Continued rises are expected over the next few days
with additional rainfall forecast this afternoon and tonight.

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.

&&

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949 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Big Sioux River At Hawarden.
* From late Wednesday night until further notice.
* At 7AM Monday the stage was 13.0 (Estimated) feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by 1 AM Thursday and crest near
  15.9 feet by Friday June 3.
* At stages near 15.0 feet...Agricultural flooding begins on the
  South Dakota side of the river.

&&

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


$$

IAC149-SDC127-311848-
/O.NEW.KFSD.FL.W.0028.160601T0800Z-160605T0834Z/
/AKRI4.1.ER.160601T0800Z.160603T0000Z.160604T0834Z.NO/
949 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Big Sioux River At Akron.
* From late Tuesday night to late Saturday night.
* At 9AM Monday the stage was 14.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by 3 AM Wednesday and crest near
  17.1 feet by Thursday June 2.the river will fall below flood stage
  by Saturday June 4.
* At stages near 17.0 feet...About 6500 acres of farm land are
  flooded.

&&

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

$$

IAC041-311848-
/O.NEW.KFSD.FL.W.0029.160601T0600Z-160603T1500Z/
/SPOI4.1.ER.160601T0600Z.160602T0000Z.160602T1500Z.NO/
949 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Ocheyedan River Near Spencer.
* From late Tuesday night to Friday morning.
* At 8AM Monday the stage was 7.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by 1 AM Wednesday and crest near
  8.4 feet by Wednesday June 1. The river will fall below flood stage
  by Thursday June 2.
* 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

$$

IAC041-059-311848-
/O.NEW.KFSD.FL.W.0030.160530T1449Z-160603T0600Z/
/LSSI4.1.ER.160530T1330Z.160601T1800Z.160603T0000Z.UU/
949 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Little Sioux River Above Spencer.
* Until late Thursday night.
* At 9AM Monday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* 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

$$

IAC035-311848-
/O.NEW.KFSD.FL.W.0031.160601T1800Z-160603T1200Z/
/CHKI4.1.ER.160601T1800Z.160602T0000Z.160602T1200Z.NO/
949 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Little Sioux River At Cherokee.
* From Wednesday afternoon to Friday morning.
* At 8AM Monday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by 1 PM Wednesday and crest near
  17.1 feet by Wednesday June 1. The river will fall below flood
  stage by Thursday June 2.
* 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

$$

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

BIG SIOUX RIVER
HAWI4    15.0   E13.00 Mon 7 AM  15.9  Fri 1 AM
AKRI4    16.0    14.61 Mon 9 AM  17.1  Thu 7 PM

OCHEYEDAN RIVER
SPOI4    8.0      7.79 Mon 9 AM   8.4  Wed 7 PM

LITTLE SIOUX RIVER
LSSI4    10.0     9.99 Mon 9 AM  10.8  Wed 1 PM
CHKI4    17.0    14.29 Mon 8 AM  17.1  Wed 7 PM

TRM



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