Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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WGUS83 KFSD 261731
FLSFSD
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1231 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

  Little Sioux River At Spencer

.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://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.

&&

IAC041-272131-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-160531T2100Z/
/SPWI4.1.ER.160525T1510Z.160528T1800Z.160530T2100Z.NO/
1231 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...Flood Warning extended until 4 PM Tuesday...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Spencer.
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 11AM Thursday the stage was 9.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Recent activity...The river briefly rose above flood stage on
  Wednesday May 25 and crested at 10.1 feet before falling back
  below flood stage around midnight.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage again by 7 AM Friday and crest
  near 10.9 feet by Saturday May 28. The river will fall below
  flood stage by Monday May 30.
* 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

$$

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

LITTLE SIOUX RIVER
SPWI4    10.0   9.66 Thu 11 AM   10.9  Sat 1 PM

MG



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