Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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WGUS83 KFSD 261433
FLSFSD
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
933 AM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

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

  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.

Additional rainfall is expected this afternoon through Thursday which
will likely affect the crest forescasts. Please stay tuned for future
updates.

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.

&&

IAC041-271833-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160428T0000Z/
/SPWI4.1.ER.160427T0000Z.160427T0000Z.160427T0000Z.NO/
933 AM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Spencer.
* until Wednesday evening.
* At 08AM Tuesday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage by
  7 PM Tuesday.
* 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

$$

IAC021-041-271833-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0008.160426T1431Z-160501T1200Z/
/LNNI4.1.ER.160426T0325Z.160428T1800Z.160430T1200Z.NO/
933 AM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

...Flood Warning extended until 7 AM Sunday...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Linn Grove.
* until Sunday morning.
* At 09AM Tuesday the stage was 18.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Recent activity...The river rose above flood stage on Monday April
  25.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 18.3 feet by Thursday April
  28. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday April 30.
* 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
SPWI4    10.0    9.92 Tue 8 AM    10.0  Tue 7 PM
LNNI4    18.0   18.08 Tue 9 AM    18.3  Thu 1 PM

MG




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