Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
958 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

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

  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.

&&

IAC041-281858-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160502T1200Z/
/SPWI4.1.ER.160428T0900Z.160429T1200Z.160501T1200Z.NO/
958 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Spencer.
* until Monday morning.
* At 09AM Wednesday the stage was 9.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by 4 AM Thursday and crest near
  11.0 feet by Friday April 29. The river will fall below flood stage
  by Sunday May 01.
* At stages near 10.0 feet...The right bank overflows, and minor
flooding of the Spencer city park and some rural agricultural areas
begins.

&&

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

$$

IAC021-041-281858-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LNNI4.1.ER.160426T0325Z.160501T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
958 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Linn Grove.
* until further notice.
* At 09AM Wednesday the stage was 18.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 18.8 feet by Sunday May 01
  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

$$

IAC035-281858-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0009.160429T0200Z-160501T0959Z/
/CHKI4.1.ER.160429T0200Z.160429T1800Z.160430T0959Z.NO/
958 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Cherokee.
* from Thursday evening to late Saturday night.
* At 09AM Wednesday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by 9 PM Thursday and crest near
  17.5 feet by Friday April 29. The river will fall below flood stage
  by Saturday April 30.
* At stages near 18.0 feet...Cherokee city park begins to flood on
the south bank of the river.

&&

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

LITTLE SIOUX RIVER
SPWI4    10.0    9.69 Wed 9 AM    11.0  Fri 7 AM
LNNI4    18.0   18.20 Wed 9 AM    18.8  Sun 1 AM
CHKI4    17.0   14.89 Wed 9 AM    17.5  Fri 1 PM

MG



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