Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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WGUS83 KFSD 301505
FLSFSD
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1005 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

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

  Little Sioux River Near Milford
  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.

Recent rainfall has resulted is rising river levels along the Little
Sioux River in 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.

&&

IAC041-059-311905-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0026.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MIFI4.1.ER.160529T1115Z.160530T1300Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1005 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Near Milford.
* Until further notice.
* At 9AM Monday the stage was 12.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Recent activity...The river rose above flood stage on Sunday
  May 29.
* 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

$$

IAC041-311905-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/SPWI4.1.ER.160525T1510Z.160602T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1005 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Spencer.
* Until further notice.
* At 9AM Monday the stage was 11.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Recent activity...The river rose above flood stage on Saturday
  May 28.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 11.9 feet by Wednesday
  June 1...then begin falling.

&&

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

$$

IAC021-041-311904-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0025.160530T1456Z-000000T0000Z/
/LNNI4.1.ER.160530T1107Z.160604T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1005 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

...Flood Warning extended until further notice...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Linn Grove.
* From this morning until further notice.
* At 9AM Monday the stage was 18.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Recent activity...The river rose above flood stage on Monday
  May 30.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.1 feet
  by 1 AM Saturday. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* 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

$$

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

LITTLE SIOUX RIVER
MIFI4    12.0   12.48 Mon 9 AM   M
SPWI4    10.0   11.06 Mon 9 AM   11.9  Wed 7 PM
LNNI4    18.0   18.02 Mon 9 AM   19.1  Sat 1 AM

TRM



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