Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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WGUS83 KFSD 130303
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
903 PM CST SUN FEB 12 2017

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

  Ocheyedan River Near Spencer

.The following river forecasts include forecast precipitation through
tonight. Any additional future rains could affect the crest

Snow melt has caused the Ocheyedan River to reach minor flood stage
near Spencer.


Safety message...Do not drive cars through flooded areas. the water
depth and road condition may be unsafe.

Additional information is available at


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.


903 PM CST SUN FEB 12 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Ocheyedan River Near Spencer.
* until late Tuesday night.
* At 08PM Sunday the stage was 8.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Recent activity...The river rose above flood stage on Sunday
  February 12.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 8.6 feet by Monday February
  13. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday February 14.
* At stages near 8.0 feet...Minor flooding of pasture land begins.


LAT...LON 4318 9540 4318 9533 4315 9520 4313 9513
          4312 9524 4315 9540


Location Flood  Latest Observed  Maximum Forecast
         Stage  Stage  Time      Stage  Time

SPOI4    8.0   8.11 Sun 9 PM    8.6  Mon 6 AM

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