Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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WGUS83 KFSD 060246
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
946 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

  Vermillion River Near Wakonda
  Big Sioux River At Akron
  Little Sioux River Near Milford
  Little Sioux River Above Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove
  Little Sioux River At Cherokee


.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://www.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.

&&

SDC027-070027-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-160507T0027Z/
/WKAS2.2.ER.000000T0000Z.160502T1420Z.160506T0027Z.NO/
946 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Vermillion River Near Wakonda.
* until Friday evening.
* At 07AM Thursday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Thursday May 05.
* At stages near 14.0 feet...Minor flooding of low lying areas begins
in non-leveed areas and some agricultural land will flood if the
levees fail.

&&

LAT...LON 4310 9703 4310 9694 4291 9690 4291 9701
          4295 9700 4300 9704

$$

IAC149-SDC127-070350-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-160507T0350Z/
/AKRI4.2.ER.160429T1515Z.160504T0015Z.160506T0350Z.NO/
946 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Sioux River At Akron.
* until Friday evening.
* At 09PM Thursday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Thursday May 05.
* At stages near 16.0 feet...Several farm levees are overtopped with
significant flooding of agricultural lands.

&&

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

$$

IAC041-059-070645-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MIFI4.2.ER.160428T0912Z.160503T1315Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
946 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Near Milford.
* until further notice.
* At 08PM Thursday the stage was 12.6 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

$$

IAC041-059-070300-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-160507T0300Z/
/LSSI4.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160502T1400Z.160506T2100Z.UU/
946 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Above Spencer.
* until Friday evening.
* At 09PM Thursday the stage was 10.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Friday May 06.
* 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

$$

IAC041-070645-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160509T0600Z/
/SPWI4.1.ER.160427T2052Z.160502T1215Z.160508T0600Z.NO/
946 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Spencer.
* until late Sunday night.
* At 08PM Thursday the stage was 11.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Sunday May 08.

&&

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

$$

IAC021-041-070645-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160510T1200Z/
/LNNI4.2.ER.160426T0325Z.160503T0445Z.160509T1200Z.NO/
946 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Linn Grove.
* until Tuesday morning.
* At 09PM Thursday the stage was 19.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Monday May 09.
* At stages near 20.0 feet...Significant flooding of agricultural
land begins along this entire stretch of the river.

&&

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

$$

IAC035-070645-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-160509T0430Z/
/CHKI4.1.ER.160428T1151Z.160504T0100Z.160508T0430Z.NO/
946 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Cherokee.
* until Sunday evening.
* At 08PM Thursday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday May 07.
* At stages near 19.0 feet...The north bank of the river overflows.

&&

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

$$

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

LITTLE SIOUX RIVER
MIFI4    12.0   12.61 Thu 8 PM    14.0  Tue May 03
LSSI4    10.0   10.58 Thu 9 PM    11.1  Mon May 02
SPWI4    10.0   11.91 Thu 8 PM    13.1  Mon May 02
LNNI4    18.0   19.41 Thu 9 PM    20.2  Mon May 02
CHKI4    17.0   18.93 Thu 8 PM    19.8  Tue May 03

VERMILLION RIVER
WKAS2    14.0   14.90 Thu 7 AM    16.6  Sun May 01

BIG SIOUX RIVER
AKRI4    16.0   16.17 Thu 9 PM    18.2  Tue May 03



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