Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
333 AM MDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...FLOOD WATCH THROUGH MONDAY...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING RAIN AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA THROUGH MONDAY...WITH THE MAJORITY OF
PRECIPITATION FALLING TODAY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS
POSSIBLE...AND THE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL MAY CAUSE FLOODING.

SDZ024>031-041-042-072>074-WYZ055-057-242200-
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NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEAD...DEADWOOD...SPEARFISH...
RAPID CITY...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...HILL CITY...MT RUSHMORE...
CUSTER...FOLSOM...WALL...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...
STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA...WRIGHT...SUNDANCE...
FOUR CORNERS
333 AM MDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA AND NORTHEAST WYOMING...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...CENTRAL BLACK HILLS...
  CUSTER CO PLAINS...FALL RIVER...HERMOSA FOOT HILLS...NORTHERN
  BLACK HILLS...NORTHERN FOOT HILLS...PENNINGTON CO PLAINS...
  RAPID CITY...SHANNON...SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS...SOUTHERN FOOT
  HILLS...SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS AND STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT
  HILLS. IN NORTHEAST WYOMING...SOUTHERN CAMPBELL AND WYOMING
  BLACK HILLS.

* THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON

* STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF AROUND ONE INCH ARE EXPECTED AT
  MANY LOCATIONS...ESPECIALLY TODAY. SOME AREAS ALONG THE EASTERN
  SLOPES OF THE BLACK HILLS...AND OVER FAR SOUTHERN CAMPBELL
  COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN WYOMING...COULD RECEIVE UP TO 2 INCHES
  OF RAIN BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SOILS ARE SATURATED AND CREEKS AND STREAMS IN MANY LOCATIONS
  ARE STILL RUNNING HIGH FROM THE RECENT STORMS...ESPECIALLY ALONG
  THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE BLACK HILLS AND OVER SOUTHWESTERN
  SOUTH DAKOTA. THE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL MAY CAUSE MORE FLOODING
  FOR THOSE AREAS.

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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