Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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WGUS83 KFSD 061419
FLSFSD
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
919 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

  Vermillion River Near Wakonda
  Big Sioux River At Akron
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa...
  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.

&&

IAC041-059-071819-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MIFI4.2.ER.160428T0912Z.160503T1315Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
919 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Near Milford.
* until further notice.
* At 08AM Friday the stage was 12.5 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.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-160507T0300Z/
/LSSI4.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160502T1400Z.160506T2100Z.UU/
919 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Above Spencer.
* until this evening.
* At 08AM Friday the stage was 10.3 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

$$

IAC041-071818-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160509T0600Z/
/SPWI4.1.ER.160427T2052Z.160502T1215Z.160508T0600Z.NO/
919 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Spencer.
* until late Sunday night.
* At 08AM Friday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Sunday May 08.
* 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

$$

IAC021-041-071818-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160510T1200Z/
/LNNI4.2.ER.160426T0325Z.160503T0445Z.160509T1200Z.NO/
919 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Linn Grove.
* until Tuesday morning.
* At 09AM Friday the stage was 19.3 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 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

$$

IAC035-071818-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-160509T0430Z/
/CHKI4.1.ER.160428T1151Z.160504T0100Z.160508T0430Z.NO/
919 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Cherokee.
* until Sunday evening.
* At 08AM Friday the stage was 18.8 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

$$

SDC027-061449-
/O.CAN.KFSD.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-160507T0027Z/
/WKAS2.2.ER.000000T0000Z.160502T1420Z.160506T0116Z.NO/
919 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Vermillion River Near Wakonda.
* At 11PM Thursday the stage was 13.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Recent activity...The river fell below flood stage at 8 PM
  Thursday.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 11.3 feet by 7 AM
  Saturday.

&&

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

$$

IAC149-SDC127-061449-
/O.CAN.KFSD.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-160507T0350Z/
/AKRI4.2.ER.160429T1515Z.160504T0015Z.160506T0546Z.NO/
919 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Big Sioux River At Akron.
* At 09AM Friday the stage was 15.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Recent activity...The river fell below flood stage at 1 AM Friday.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 14.6 feet by 7 AM
  Saturday.
* At stages near 15.0 feet...Some rural roads on the South Dakota
side of the river begin to flood.

&&

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

$$

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

LITTLE SIOUX RIVER
MIFI4    12.0   12.46 Fri 8 AM      M     14.0  Tue May 03
LSSI4    10.0   10.31 Fri 8 AM    10.1  Fri 1 PM    11.1  Mon May 02
SPWI4    10.0   11.67 Fri 8 AM    11.4  Fri 1 PM    13.1  Mon May 02
LNNI4    18.0   19.26 Fri 9 AM    19.1  Fri 1 PM    20.2  Mon May 02
CHKI4    17.0   18.81 Fri 8 AM    18.5  Fri 1 PM    19.8  Tue May 03

VERMILLION RIVER
WKAS2    14.0   13.78 Fri 12 AM   12.7  Fri 1 PM    16.6  Sun May 01

BIG SIOUX RIVER
AKRI4    16.0   15.63 Fri 9 AM    15.3  Fri 1 PM    18.2  Tue May 03



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